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Monday, October 24, 2005

New tumor vessels require macrophages to bud

Inflammatory angiogenesis is a critical process in tumor progression and other diseases. The inflammatory cytokine IL-1beta promotes angiogenesis, tumor growth, and metastasis, but its mechanisms remained unclear. In a paper appearing online on October 20 in advance of print publication of the November issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Mayumi Ono and colleagues from Kyushu University examined the association between IL-1beta-induced angiogenesis and cell inflammation... click link for more info.


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