Upregulation of CD40--CD40 ligand system in patients with diabetes mellitus.

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BACKGROUND Diabetes is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and atherosclerosis. Increasing evidence shows that CD40-CD40L interaction plays a crucial role in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease. The purpose of this study was to assess whether CD40 system expressions were disrupted in patients with diabetes… (More)

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@article{Jinchuan2004UpregulationOC, title={Upregulation of CD40--CD40 ligand system in patients with diabetes mellitus.}, author={Yan Jinchuan and Wu Zonggui and Chen Jinming and Li Li and Kong Xiantao}, journal={Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry}, year={2004}, volume={339 1-2}, pages={85-90} }