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
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2012


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

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