Plasmin promotes foam cell formation by increasing macrophage catabolism of aggregated low-density lipoprotein Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Fibrinolysin
  • Foam Cells
  • Lipoproteins, LDL
  • Macrophages

abstract

  • These findings highlight a critical role for plasmin in the catabolism of aggregated LDL by macrophages and provide a new context for considering the atherogenic role of plasmin.

publication date

  • August 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3716867

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/ATVBAHA.112.301109

PubMed ID

  • 23702659

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1768

end page

  • 78

volume

  • 33

number

  • 8