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Essential role for thymosin β4 in regulating vascular smooth muscle cell development and vessel wall stability.

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RATIONALE: Compromised development of blood vessel walls leads to vascular instability that may predispose to aneurysm with risk of rupture and lethal hemorrhage. There is currently a lack of insight into developmental insults that may define the molecular and cellular characteristics of initiating and perpetrating factors in adult aneurismal disease. OBJECTIVE: To investigate a role for the actin-binding protein thymosin β4 (Tβ4), previously shown to be proangiogenic, in mural cell developme...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Physiology Anatomy & Genetics
Role:
Author
Journal:
Circulation research
Volume:
111
Issue:
4
Pages:
e89-102
Publication date:
2012-08-01
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EISSN:
1524-4571
ISSN:
0009-7330
Source identifiers:
341185

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