Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, November 21st, 2005
"Perturbation of oxygen flow occurs in disease states such as diabetic retinopathy and cancer. To maintain oxygen homoeostasis, the mammalian microvascular endothelium undergoes a dramatic reorganization to assist in bringing oxygen and nutrients to oxygen-starved tissues," scientists in the United States report.
"This process is termed angiogenesis and is common in certain cancers with hypoxic foci and in areas of focal ischemia in the diabetic retina. In the present study, we report on the activation of the JAK2/STAT5 pathway (where JAK stands for Janus kinase and STAT...
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