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Figure 3 | Arthritis Research & Therapy

Figure 3

From: Developments in the scientific understanding of rheumatoid arthritis

Figure 3

Major tissue destructive pathways in the rheumatoid joint. (a) Osteoclast differentiation and (b) fibroblast-like synoviocyte (FLS) proliferation. CX3CR1, chemokine [C-X3-C motif] receptor 1; FLS, fibroblast-like synoviocyte; HPC, hematopoietic progenitor cells; ICAM, intercellular adhesion molecule; LFA, lymphocyte function-associated antigen; LT, lymphotoxin; M, macrophage; MHC, major histocompatibility complex; RANKL, receptor activator of nuclear factor-κB ligand; SCF, stem cell factor; TCR, T-cell receptor; TNF, tumor necrosis factor; VEGF, vascular endothelial growth factor.

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