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Vol. 2, No. 4, 2010
Issue release date: June 2010
Section title: Review
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J Innate Immun 2010;2:325–333

Emerging Role of IL-17 in Atherosclerosis

Chen S. · Crother T.R. · Arditi M.
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Burns and Allen Research Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, Calif., USA
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Prof. Dr. Moshe Arditi

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