Atherosclerosis and interferon-γ: new insights and therapeutic targets.


Atherosclerosis is considered to be a chronic inflammatory disease of the arterial wall. Atherogenesis is accompanied by local production and release of inflammatory mediators, for which the macrophage is a major source. The proinflammatory cytokine, interferon (IFN)-γ derived from T cells, is expressed at high levels in atherosclerotic lesions. IFN-γ is… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.tcm.2013.06.003

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@article{Voloshyna2014AtherosclerosisAI, title={Atherosclerosis and interferon-γ: new insights and therapeutic targets.}, author={Iryna Voloshyna and Michael J. Littlefield and Allison B. Reiss}, journal={Trends in cardiovascular medicine}, year={2014}, volume={24 1}, pages={45-51} }