Emerging roles of lymphatics in inflammatory bowel disease.

Abstract

The mobilization and recruitment of blood and lymphatic vasculatures are widely described in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs). Although angiogenesis contributes to intense gut inflammation, it remains unclear whether and when lymphangiogenesis amplifies or protects in IBD. The prolonged maintenance of lymphatic (over blood vessels) in inflammation… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2010.05757.x

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