Splitting vessels: Keeping lymph apart from blood

Shahin Rafii, Mihaela Skobe

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Mixing lymph and blood in the vascular system can have dramatic effects on health, but how these two systems remain separate has been unclear. Now, it seems that two signaling molecules expressed mainly in hematopoietic cells segregate lymphatic and blood vessels during development and tissue revascularization.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)166-168
Number of pages3
JournalNature Medicine
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Feb 2003


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