Cross talk between smooth muscle cells and monocytes/activated monocytes via CX3CL1/CX3CR1 axis augments expression of pro-atherogenic molecules

Elena Dragomir Butoi*, Ana Maria Gan, Ileana Manduteanu, Daniela Stan, Manuela Calin, Monica Pirvulescu, Rory Ryan Koenen, Christian Weber, Maya Simionescu

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2026-2035
JournalBiochimica et Biophysica Acta-Molecular Cell Research
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2011


  • Smooth muscle cell
  • Monocyte
  • Fractalkine
  • CX3CR1
  • Inflammatory cytokine
  • Metalloproteinase

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