Saturday, June 12, 2010

Blood-vessel formation

Blood-vessel formation: Bridges that guide and unite

Journal name:Nature
Date published:(10 June 2010)
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To form new blood vessels, the endothelial tip cells of two existing vessels come together by the process of anastomosis. But how do they find each other? Macrophages seem to provide a bridge and mediate their union.

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