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Angiophagy: clearing or clogging microvessels?

TitleAngiophagy: clearing or clogging microvessels?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsIadecola C
JournalSci Transl Med
Date Published2014 Mar 05
KeywordsAnimals, Embolism, Humans, Phagocytosis, Retinal Vessels

The body clears small clots from blood vessels through a process called angiophagy, opening up new approaches to combat cerebral and cardiac microvascular occlusive diseases (Grutzendler et al., this issue).

Alternate JournalSci Transl Med
PubMed ID24598587
PubMed Central IDPMC5539412
Grant ListR01 NS037853 / NS / NINDS NIH HHS / United States