Stealing VEGF from thy neighbor

Courtney K. Domigan, M. Luisa Iruela-Arispe*

*Corresponding author for this work

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The distribution and patterning of blood vessels is controlled by vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), which is precisely regulated throughout its life cycle. Okabe et al. show that VEGF is titrated away from the endothelium by adjacent neurons via endocytosis, regulating density and trajectory of blood vessels.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)473-474
Number of pages2
Issue number3
StatePublished - Oct 23 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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