The Lymphatic Vasculature in the 21st Century: Novel Functional Roles in Homeostasis and Disease

Guillermo Oliver*, Jonathan Kipnis, Gwendalyn J. Randolph, Natasha L. Harvey

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Oliver et al. comprehensively review the anatomy, development, and functional roles of the lymphatic vasculature in health and disease. They highlight emerging evidence suggesting that the lymphatic system plays more diverse physiological roles that previously appreciated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)270-296
Number of pages27
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jul 23 2020


  • Alzheimer's
  • Crohn's disease
  • Lymphatics
  • Parkinson's
  • cardiovascular
  • glaucoma
  • immunity
  • inflammation
  • lymphatic function
  • lymphatic vasculature
  • lymphedema
  • myocardial infarction
  • neurological disease
  • obesity
  • tumors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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