Platelet CD40 Exacerbates Atherosclerosis by Transcellular Activation of Endothelial Cells and Leukocytes

Norbert Gerdes, Tom Seijkens, Dirk Lievens, Marijke J. E. Kuijpers, Holger Winkels, Delia Projahn, Helene Hartwig, Linda Beckers, Remco T. A. Megens, Louis Boon, Randolph J. Noelle, Oliver Soehnlein, Johan W. M. Heemskerk, Christian Weber, Esther Lutgens*

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)482-490
JournalArteriosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2016


  • atherosclerosis
  • CD40 ligand
  • leukocytes
  • blood platelets
  • immune system

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