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Monocytes in acute myocardial infarction

Abstract:

Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) results in the activation of the innate immune system with monocytes playing critical roles in both the initial inflammation following myocardial ischaemia and subsequent recovery. Monocytes are a heterogeneous cell population and observations from experimental models demonstrate that immediately following myocardial injury, classical inflammatory monocytes, which are highly phagocytic, are recruited to ischaemic myocardium from the bone marrow and spleen ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
Research group:
Choudhury Group, Cardiovascular Medicine
Oxford college:
Balliol College
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Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
Role:
Supervisor
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Funding agency for:
Ruparelia, N
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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Local pid:
ora:8226
Deposit date:
2014-03-20

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