Vascular endothelial growth factor-dependent and -independent regulation of angiogenesis.

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Angiogenesis, the formation of blood vessels, is essential for preparing a closed circulatory system in the body, and for supplying oxygen and nutrition to tissues. Major diseases such as cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, and atherosclerosis include pathological angiogenesis in their malignant processes, suggesting anti-angiogenic therapy to be a new strategy… (More)

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@article{Shibuya2008VascularEG, title={Vascular endothelial growth factor-dependent and -independent regulation of angiogenesis.}, author={Masabumi Shibuya}, journal={BMB reports}, year={2008}, volume={41 4}, pages={278-86} }