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atherosclerosis, inflammation, interferon [gamma] (INF-[gamma]), macrophage, plaque, T lymphocyte



  1. Angerio, Allan D. PhD


Heart disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States. Atherosclerosis is the major cause of heart disease. It is a chronic inflammatory response. Many factors contribute to this chronic inflammation. This review looks at the role of interferon [gamma] in atherosclerosis.