Foam Cells

Known as: Foam Cell, Foamy macrophages, Cells, Foam 
Lipid-laden macrophages originating from monocytes or from smooth muscle cells. (MeSH)
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
BACKGROUND Intimal smooth muscle cells (SMCs) contribute to the foam cell population in arterial plaque, and express lower levels… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
OBJECTIVES Human coronary bare-metal stents (BMS) and drug-eluting stents (DES) from autopsy cases with implant duration >30 days… (More)
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Review
2009
Review
2009
The progression of tuberculosis from a latent, subclinical infection to active disease that culminates in the transmission of… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) requires a long period of chemotherapy (9 months), which makes treatment… (More)
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2005
2005
Little information regarding the development of lymphangiogenesis in coronary atherosclerosis is available. We… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Highly vacuolated or foamy macrophages are a distinct characteristic of granulomas in the lungs of animals infected with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
This article describes the first autopsy case of heme oxygenase (HO)-1 deficiency. A 6-year-old boy who presented with growth… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The ATP-binding cassette transporter A1 (ABCA1) encodes a membrane protein that promotes cholesterol and phospholipid efflux from… (More)
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2000
2000
Aerogenous infection of C57Bl/6 mice with a virulent strain of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (CL 511) leads to the formation of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Papillary renal cell carcinoma is the second most common carcinoma of the renal tubules and has been characterized genetically… (More)
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