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ALK1 Gene Contributes to Atherosclerosis Development - Medical News Bulletin
 

ALK1 Gene Contributes to Atherosclerosis Development - Medical News Bulletin

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A 2016 study sought to determine how low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol crosses the endothelial cell layer of arteries, a major step in the development of atherosclerosis. It was found that the ALK1 gene contributes to atherosclerosis development by facilitating the passage of LDL cholesterol through endothelial cells.
 
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24 Dec 2016 - General