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    • The role of osteopontin in macrophage-mediated inflammation 

      Lund, Susan Amanda (2012-09-13)
      Osteopontin (OPN) is highly expressed by macrophages and plays a key role in the pathology of several chronic inflammatory diseases. Macrophages are central players in chronic inflammation and OPN orchestrates macrophage ...
    • Role of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell PiT-2 in Basal Ganglia Calcification 

      Chia, Jia Jun
      Idiopathic basal ganglia calcification (IBGC) is a rare neurodegenerative disorder that can be inherited in an autosomal dominant manner. The disease is characterized by bilateral calcium phosphate salt deposition primarily ...
    • Runx2 and Vascular Calcification 

      Chen, Theodore
      Complications arising from vascular calcification, the inappropriate deposition of calcium phosphate crystals in the vasculature, have become more evident in recent years as human longevity has increased. Arterial calcification ...