The Neuropeptide Substance P Mediates Adventitial Mast Cell Activation and Induces Intraplaque Hemorrhage in Advanced Atherosclerosis

Ilze Bot*, Saskia C. A. de Jager, Martine Bot, Sandra H. van Heiningen, Paul de Groot, Roel W. Veldhuizen, Theo J. C. van Berkel, Jan H. von der Thusen, Erik A. L. Biessen

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54 Citations (Web of Science)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)89-U145
JournalCirculation Research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 8 Jan 2010


  • atherosclerosis
  • mast cells
  • neuropeptides
  • substance P
  • hemorrhage

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