Atherosclerosis: keep your macrophages in shape

Abstract

The incidence of death and disability caused by atherosclerosis still remains high and it ranks as the number one health threat in developed countries. Atherosclerosis is characterized by the deposition of excess lipids in the lumen of major blood vessels. This deposition can cause sudden death by blocking blood supply to the heart. So far, even the most… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nm1209-1357

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@article{Liu2009AtherosclerosisKY, title={Atherosclerosis: keep your macrophages in shape}, author={Xueqing Liu and James M. Ntambi}, journal={Nature Medicine}, year={2009}, volume={15}, pages={1357-1358} }