Host pattern recognition receptors (toll-like receptors, RIG-I-like receptors, NOD-like receptors) and atherosclerosis
Feldmann M., Monaco C.
© 2012 Springer-Verlag/Wien. All rights are reserved. Inflammation is an ancient and evolutionarily conserved process, which aims to clear the offending stimulus, and leads to resolution and healing. If excessive, inflammation is at the core of the pathogenesis of a huge number of human diseases including cancer, Alzheimer's and atherothrombotic cardiovascular disease (CVD) .