Nicotine strongly activates dendritic cell-mediated adaptive immunity: Potential role for progression of atherosclerotic lesions Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Education, Medical
  • Education, Medical, Continuing
  • Specialization
  • Vascular Diseases

abstract

  • Nicotine activates DCs and augments their capacity to stimulate T-cell proliferation and cytokine secretion. These effects of nicotine may contribute to its influence on the progression of atherosclerotic lesions.

publication date

  • February 4, 2003

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/01.CIR.0000047279.42427.6D

PubMed ID

  • 12566374

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 604

end page

  • 11

volume

  • 107

number

  • 4