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Latest Vascular permeability Stories

2010-08-12 15:39:33

Dr. Jean-Philippe Gratton, Director of the Endothelial cell biology research unit at the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM), identifies a new intracellular mechanism responsible for modulating vascular permeability: the nitrosylation of beta-catenin protein by nitric oxide.

2010-03-01 10:09:01

Study indicates an enzyme suspected for years has only limited role in spurring devastating edema.


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