Lymphatic endothelium in health and disease

  title={Lymphatic endothelium in health and disease},
  author={Giorgia Jurisic and Michael Detmar},
  journal={Cell and Tissue Research},
The lymphatic vascular system has an important role in the maintenance of tissue fluid pressure homeostasis, in the mediation of the afferent immune response via recruitment of antigen-presenting cells toward draining lymph nodes, and in the intestinal absorption of dietary lipids. Substantial progress in our understanding of the development and the molecular mechanisms controlling the lymphatic system has been made during the last few years, based on a recent wave of discoveries of lymphatic… CONTINUE READING
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