APLN/APJ pathway: The key regulator of macrophage functions.

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Summary of "APLN/APJ pathway: The key regulator of macrophage functions."

Macrophages play key roles during cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and their related complications. Apelin (APLN) is a key molecule, whose roles during CVD have been documented previously. Therefore, it has been hypothesized that APLN may perform its roles via modulation of macrophages. Additionally, due to the widespread distribution of the CVD, more effective therapeutic strategies need to be developed to overcome the related complications. This review article collected recent information regarding the roles of APLN on the macrophages and discusses its potential chance to be a target for molecular/cellular therapy of APLN and the APLN treated macrophages for CVD.


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Name: Life sciences
ISSN: 1879-0631
Pages: 116645


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