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Cell Composition of the Subendothelial Aortic Intima and the Role of Alpha-Smooth Muscle Actin Expressing Pericyte-Like Cells and Smooth Muscle Cells in the Development of Atherosclerosis

By Alexander N. Orekhov and Yuri V. Bobryshev

Submitted: October 16th 2014Reviewed: February 18th 2015Published: September 2nd 2015

DOI: 10.5772/60430

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Alexander N. Orekhov and Yuri V. Bobryshev (September 2nd 2015). Cell Composition of the Subendothelial Aortic Intima and the Role of Alpha-Smooth Muscle Actin Expressing Pericyte-Like Cells and Smooth Muscle Cells in the Development of Atherosclerosis, Muscle Cell and Tissue Kunihiro Sakuma, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/60430. Available from:

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