Image of the Day: Hardened Arteries

Patients with a rare genetic disease suffer from calcification in their arteries—like this cross-section of one calcified popliteal artery. Now, researchers may have identified the mechanism behind this condition.

The Scientist Staff
Dec 26, 2016

NHLBI PATHOLOGY CORE, Z.-X. YU

(See H. Jin et al., “Increased activity of TNAP compensates for reduced adenosine production and promotes ectopic calcification in the genetic disease ACDC,” Science Signaling, DOI:10.1126/scisignal.aaf9109, 2016.) 

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