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Mediators of Inflammation
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 725102, 10 pages
Review Article

Long Pentraxin 3: Experimental and Clinical Relevance in Cardiovascular Diseases

1Department of Pharmacological and Biomolecular Sciences, Università Degli Studi di Milano, 20133 Milan, Italy
2Center for the Study of Atherosclerosis, Ospedale Bassini, 20092 Cinisello Balsamo, Italy
3IRCCS Multimedica, 20162 Milan, Italy
4The Blizard Institute, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University, London E1 2AT, UK

Received 21 December 2012; Accepted 27 February 2013

Academic Editor: Austin Meng Guo

Copyright © 2013 Fabrizia Bonacina et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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