Atherosclerotic Lesions

The roles of RNA-RNA interactions

Chronic regeneration of damaged endothelial cells at sites of disturbed blood flow in the vasculature promotes the development of atherosclerosis. Now an LMU team has further elucidated the role of a short RNA molecule in ...

Jul 20, 2018
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Inhibitory signal pathways identified

LMU researchers led by Christian Weber show that the chemokine receptor CXCR4 protects the integrity of arterial walls, and define a new mechanism that restricts the deleterious accumulation of cholesterol in atherosclerotic ...

May 08, 2017
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Endogenous peptide lowers cholesterol

Cells of the innate immune system that play an important role in development of atherosclerosis contain a protein that reduces levels of cholesterol in mice – and thus helps to inhibit or mitigate the disease.

Jan 19, 2017
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