Endothelial progenitor cell trafficking in human immunodeficiency virus-infected persons

Luciana Teofili, Mg Iachininoto, Sara Capodimonti, C Ucciferri, Er Nuzzolo, Maurizio Martini, Lorenza Torti, K Falasca, J Vecchiet, Giuseppe Leone, Luigi Maria Larocca

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Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected people exhibit a high incidence of vascular diseases. Since in the general population the high cardiovascular risk has been associated with an impaired endothelial cell function, we investigated circulating endothelial progenitor cells in HIV-positive patients.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2443-2450
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 2010


  • Adult
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Endothelial Cells
  • Female
  • Gene Expression
  • HIV Infections
  • HIV-1
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Protein Transport
  • Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Stem Cells
  • Virus Replication
  • Young Adult


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