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Document type:
Journal Article; Review 
Author(s):
Patzelt, Johannes; Verschoor, Admar; Langer, Harald F 
Title:
Platelets and the complement cascade in atherosclerosis. 
Abstract:
Atherosclerosis and its late sequels are still the number one cause of death in western societies. Platelets are a driving force not only during the genesis of atherosclerosis, but especially in its late stages, as evidenced by complications such as arterial thrombosis, myocardial infarction, and ischemic stroke. Atherosclerosis is increasingly recognized as an inflammatory disease, influenced by various immune mechanisms. The complement system is part of our innate immune system, and its divers...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Front Physiol 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
Pages contribution:
49 
Language:
eng 
Fulltext / DOI:
Print-ISSN:
1664-042X 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Immunologie und Hygiene