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UCSF Researchers Identify Molecule Involved In Early Stage Of Atherosclerosis In Mice

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August 28, 1998
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University Of California, San Francisco
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UC San Francisco researchers have demonstrated in genetically engineered mice that a molecule known as MCP-1 plays a key role in promoting the migration of white blood cells into the lining of arteries, an event that ultimately leads to atherosclerosis.

UC San Francisco researchers have demonstrated in genetically engineered mice that a molecule known as MCP-1 plays a key role in promoting the migration of white blood cells into the lining of arteries, an event that ultimately leads to atherosclerosis.


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