Netrin-1 is associated with macrophage infiltration and polarization in human epicardial adipose tissue in coronary artery disease

Gurses K. M. , ÖZMEN F. , Kocyigit D. , YERSAL N. , BİLGİÇ E. , Kaya E., ...More

JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.69, pp.851-858, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 69
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jjcc.2016.08.016
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.851-858


Background: Inflammatory activity originating from the epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) may have a role in coronary artery disease (CAD) pathogenesis. The relationship between macrophage infiltration, polarization in the EAT, and netrin-1 gene expression was investigated.