Lymphatic vessel

Known as: Lymphatic trunks and ducts, Lymphatic Vessels, Lymphatic vessels set 
A thin tube that carries lymph (lymphatic fluid) and white blood cells through the lymphatic system.
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1936-2017
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Recirculation of fluid and cells through lymphatic vessels plays a key role in normal tissue homeostasis, inflammatory diseases… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Edema occurs in asthma and other inflammatory diseases when the rate of plasma leakage from blood vessels exceeds the drainage… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The mechanisms of tumor metastasis to the sentinel lymph nodes are poorly understood. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-A… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Lymphatic vessels are essential for immune surveillance, tissue fluid homeostasis and fat absorption. Defects in lymphatic vessel… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Lymphatic metastasis contributes to mortality from solid tumors. Whether metastasizing cancer cells reach lymph nodes via… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Neuropilin 2 is a receptor for class III semaphorins and for certain members of the vascular endothelial growth factor family… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
VEGF and Angiopoietin-1 requisitely collaborate during blood vessel development. While Angiopoietin-1 obligately activates its… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Metastasis to local lymph nodes via the lymphatic vessels is a common step in the spread of solid tumors. To investigate the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
No growth factors specific for the lymphatic vascular system have yet been described. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
We have recently cloned the human fms-like tyrosine kinase 4 gene FLT4, whose protein product is related to two vascular… (More)
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