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


(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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