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Lymphatics in Health and Disease

Edited by Jan Kitajewski, Carrie Shawber and Michael Simons

Vascular Cell brings you this series of review and research articles on "Lymphatics in Health and Disease". These contributions cover diverse topics from lymphatic flow, to development, pathologies, and more as described in our introductory Editorial below.

The Guest Editors will consider non-commissioned articles submitted for publication in this thematic series.

This collection of articles has not been sponsored and articles have undergone the journal’s standard peer review process. The Guest Editors declare no competing interests.

  1. The complex endocrine and exocrine functionality of the human pancreas depends on an efficient fluid transport through the blood and the lymphatic vascular systems. The lymphatic vasculature has key roles in t...

    Authors: Matthias S Roost, Liesbeth van Iperen, Ana de Melo Bernardo, Christine L Mummery, Françoise Carlotti, Eelco JP de Koning and Susana M Chuva de Sousa Lopes
    Citation: Vascular Cell 2014 6:22
  2. Dicer is an RNase III enzyme that cleaves double stranded RNA and generates functional interfering RNAs that act as important regulators of gene and protein expression. Dicer plays an essential role during mou...

    Authors: Sébastien Gauvrit, Josette Philippe, Matthieu Lesage, Marc Tjwa, Isabelle Godin and Stéphane Germain
    Citation: Vascular Cell 2014 6:9