TBX20 and the PROK2-PROKR1 pathway—new kid on the block in angiogenesis research

Michael Lichtenauer, Christian Jung


The term angiogenesis stems from the Greek expression for “angeīon” (vessel) and “genesis” (formation, development) and describes the formation of new blood vessels. Technically speaking, angiogenesis means the formation and sprouting of blood vessels from pre-existing vascular structures.