Mast Cells Induce Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Apoptosis via a Toll-Like Receptor 4 Activation Pathway

Wijnand K. den Dekker, Dennie Tempel, Ilze Bot, Erik A. Biessen, Leo A. Joosten, Mihai G. Netea, Jos W. M. van der Meer, Caroline Cheng, Henricus J. Duckers

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1960-1969
JournalArteriosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology
Volume32
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2012

Keywords

  • apoptosis
  • mast cell
  • toll-like receptor 4
  • vascular smooth muscle cell
  • vulnerable plaque

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den Dekker, W. K., Tempel, D., Bot, I., Biessen, E. A., Joosten, L. A., Netea, M. G., van der Meer, J. W. M., Cheng, C., & Duckers, H. J. (2012). Mast Cells Induce Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Apoptosis via a Toll-Like Receptor 4 Activation Pathway. Arteriosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, 32(8), 1960-1969. https://doi.org/10.1161/ATVBAHA.112.250605