Intercellular communication in atherosclerosis.

@article{Burnier2009IntercellularCI,
  title={Intercellular communication in atherosclerosis.},
  author={Laurent Burnier and Pierre Fontana and Anne Angelillo-Scherrer and Brenda R Kwak},
  journal={Physiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={24},
  pages={36-44}
}
Cell-to-cell communication is a process necessary for physiological tissue homeostasis and appears often altered during disease. Gap junction channels, formed by connexins, allow the direct intercellular communication between adjacent cells. After a brief review of the pathophysiology of atherosclerosis, we will discuss the role of connexins throughout the different stages of the disease. 

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