PET/CT imaging of chemokine receptor CCR5 in vascular injury model using targeted nanoparticle.

UNLABELLED Inflammation plays important roles at all stages of atherosclerosis. Chemokine systems have major effects on the initiation and progression of atherosclerosis by controlling the trafficking of inflammatory cells in vivo through interaction with their receptors. Chemokine receptor 5 (CCR5) has been reported to be an active participant in the late… (More)