Injured Heart Cells Take on Helpful Blood Vessel Cell Characteristics (image) University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences Share Print E-Mail Caption This image shows scar forming cells (in red) in a region of the injured heart expressing endothelial marker in green and thus appearing yellow (see arrows). The study observed that approximately a third of the scar forming cells in the injured region of the heart adopted endothelial 'blood vessel' cell like characteristics. Credit Arjun Deb/Nature Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.