Adventures in vascular biology

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Presenter: Salvador Moncada

Published: January 2010

Age: 18-22 and upwards

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Type: Lectures

Source/institution: Royal Society


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Thirty years ago it was thought that the endothelium, a layer of thin, flat cells that line the interior surface of blood vessels was inert. However, major discoveries since then have demonstrated that it is a highly metabolic organ involved in maintaining the equilibrium of the circulatory system.

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