Intimal Smooth Muscle Cells and their Role in Mesenchymal Activation

  • M. D. Haust
Conference paper
Part of the Verhandlungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Innere Medizin book series (VDGINNERE, volume 78)


The intima of normal elastic and larger muscular arteries is populated by smooth muscle cells and these cells participate in all stages of mural reaction to injurious factors that operate in atherosclerosis.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. D. Haust
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PathologyUniversity of Western OntarioLondonUK

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