Lymphatic vessel development: fluid flow and valve-forming cells.

  • Tsutomu Kume
  • Published 2015 in The Journal of clinical investigation


Hemodynamic forces regulate many aspects of blood vessel disease and development, including susceptibility to atherosclerosis and remodeling of primary blood vessels into a mature vascular network. Vessels of the lymphatic circulatory system are also subjected to fluid flow-associated forces, but the molecular and cellular mechanisms by which these forces… (More)
DOI: 10.1172/JCI83189


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@article{Kume2015LymphaticVD, title={Lymphatic vessel development: fluid flow and valve-forming cells.}, author={Tsutomu Kume}, journal={The Journal of clinical investigation}, year={2015}, volume={125 8}, pages={2924-6} }