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From: A Journey in Science: Medical Scientist in Translation

Figure 3

Counterbalancing forces of adaptive immunity in the atherosclerotic plaque: proinflammatory Th1 cells and atheroprotective Treg cells, as proposed in a review article (43). We have since learned that native rather than oxidized LDL serves as a T-cell antigen. Reproduced from (43):

Hansson GK. Inflammation, atherosclerosis, and coronary artery disease. N. Engl. J. Med. 2005;352(16): 1685–95. Copyright © 2005 Massachusetts Medical Society. Reprinted with permission.

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