Pentraxins like C-reactive protein are key components of the innate immune system. Recently, pentraxin-3 (PTX3) has been proposed to be a specific marker of vascular inflammation, yet its association with atherosclerosis is still unclear.

Pentraxin-3 as a marker of advanced atherosclerosis results from the Bruneck, ARMY and ARFY Studies / M. Knoflach, S. Kiechl, A. Mantovani, I. Cuccovillo, B. Bottazzi, Q. Xu, Q. Xiao, A. Gasperi, A. Mayr, M. Kehrer, J. Willeit, G. Wick. - In: PLOS ONE. - ISSN 1932-6203. - 7:2(2012).

Pentraxin-3 as a marker of advanced atherosclerosis results from the Bruneck, ARMY and ARFY Studies

A. Mantovani;
2012

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Pentraxins like C-reactive protein are key components of the innate immune system. Recently, pentraxin-3 (PTX3) has been proposed to be a specific marker of vascular inflammation, yet its association with atherosclerosis is still unclear.
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