Thrombospondin-2 prevents cardiac injury and dysfunction in viral myocarditis through the activation of regulatory T-cells

Anna-Pia Papageorgiou, Melissa Swinnen, Davy Vanhoutte, Thierry VandenDriessche, Marinee Chuah, Diana Lindner, Wouter Verhesen, Bart de Vries, Jan D'hooge, Esther Lutgens, Dirk Westermann, Peter Carmeliet, Stephane Heymans*

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-124
JournalCardiovascular Research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2012


  • Matrix
  • Inflammation
  • Viruses
  • Myocarditis
  • Regulatory T cells

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