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In ACS, MRP8 and MRP8/14 complex are specific ligands of TLR4, which induce the release of TNFα and probably other pro-inflammatory agents from monocytes. This specific MRP8/14-dependent pathway with striking similarities to sepsis increasing expression of TLR4 in thrombi appears to be involved in the pathogenesis of coronary occlusion and may represent a novel therapeutic target in ACS.
|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Rheumatology Clinic and Institute of Physical Medicine|
04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Cardiology
|DDC:||610 Medicine & health|
|Deposited On:||06 Jan 2012 15:20|
|Last Modified:||23 Nov 2012 13:36|
|WoS Citation Count:||6|
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