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TRPV4, a calcium-permeable channel, regulates oxidized LDL-induced macrophage foam cell formation
Accumulation of lipid-laden “macrophage foam cell” in the arterial wall is the hallmark of atherosclerosis that leads to the highest number of cardiovascular disease-related deaths in United States. Membrane scavenger ...
Role of Transient Receptor Potential Vanilloid 4 (TRPV4) Calcium-permeable Channels in Fibro-inflammatory Diseases
Tissue fibrosis and foreign body response (FBR) have emerged as two major public health problems globally over the last few decades. While fibrosis is an outcome of a dysregulated wound healing process, FBR, a chronic ...