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World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther. Oct 6, 2010; 1(5): 107-111
Published online Oct 6, 2010. doi: 10.4292/wjgpt.v1.i5.107
Role of macrophages in the progression of acute pancreatitis
Sabrina Gea-Sorlí, Daniel Closa
Sabrina Gea-Sorlí, Daniel Closa, Department of Experimental Pathology, IIBB-CSIC-IDIBAPS-CIBEREHD, Barcelona 08036, Spain
Author contributions: Gea-Sorlí S wrote the sections on macrophages, macrophages and therapeutical target; Closa D wrote the sections on macrophage activation during acute pancreatitis, macrophage populations in pancreatitis, peritoneal macrophages, Kupffer cells and alveolar macrophages; Closa D and Gea-Sorlí S designed the figure.
Correspondence to: Dr. Daniel Closa, Department of Experimental Pathology, IIBB-CSIC, c/ Rosselló 161, 7°, Barcelona 08036, Spain.
Telephone: +34-93-3638307 Fax: +34-93-3638301
Received: February 26, 2010
Revised: July 30, 2010
Accepted: August 6, 2010
Published online: October 6, 2010
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