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An Online Community (OC) is an IT-based social space where people are connected and access various resources during virtual social interaction. Previous IS research reveals that social capital can be a salient determinant of user participation and contribution to OCs. However, most such research assumes that social capital is given and has been built;… (More)
Rupture of atherosclerotic plaques causing thrombosis is the main cause of acute coronary syndrome and ischemic strokes. Inhibition of thrombosis is one of the important tasks developing biomedical materials such as intravascular stents and vascular grafts. Shear stress (SS) influences the formation and development of atherosclerosis. The current review… (More)
Angiogenesis is a complicated process including endothelial cell proliferation, migration and tube formation. AAMP plays a role in regulating cell migration of multiple cell types. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether AAMP regulates angiogenesis, and to clarify the role of AAMP in the VEGF-induced angiogenesis. We found that AAMP expressed… (More)
The original publication of the article contained errors owing to selecting inappropriate images as representative of different experimental groups when processing and assembling figures in Figs. 2c and 4b. The corrected Figs. 2c and 4b are given below. The authors sincerely apologize for these errors.
Cerebral cavernous malformation (CCM) is a common vascular disease in central nervous system that frequently predisposes to stroke, seizure, and cerebral hemorrhage. CCM lesions are characterized by dilated and leaky intracranial capillaries composed of a thin layer of vascular endothelial cells with abnormal subendothelial extracellular matrix. Despite the… (More)