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Inflammation

Border crossings

When inflammatory cells leave blood vessels to repair injured tissues, they are helped on their way by the endothelial cells lining the vessels. The invagination and expulsion of endothelial membrane may be the key.

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Figure 1: Model for how inflammatory cells reach tissues in need.

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Ager, A. Border crossings. Nature 421, 703–705 (2003). https://doi.org/10.1038/421703a

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