Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, January 18th, 2010
"To determine whether there is defective efferocytosis in a mouse model of obesity and atherosclerosis. We quantified efferocytosis in peritoneal macrophages and in atherosclerotic lesions of obese ob/ob or ob/ob;Ldlr(-/-) mice and littermate controls. Peritoneal macrophages from ob/ob and ob/ob;Ldlr(-/-) mice showed impaired efferocytosis, reflecting...
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