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Atherosclerosis is a chronic inflammatory disease, and retinoid X receptor alpha (RXRα) is an intriguing anti-atherosclerosis target. This study investigated whether and how an RXRα modulator, K-80003, derived from a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) attenuates atherosclerotic plaque progression and destabilization.
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Name: British journal of pharmacology
Mouse studies have established distinct monocyte subtypes that participate in the process of atherosclerotic lesion formation. The pro-inflammatory Ly6C monocyte subtype actively contributes to murine...
Atherothrombotic events such as myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke are a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Understanding the molecular and cellular mechanisms of atherosclerotic...
Disruption of carotid vulnerable atherosclerotic plaque is responsible for acute ischemic stroke (AIS) and the early detection and intervention approach are greatly limited. Undertaking a microarray o...
Atherosclerosis is a common disease whose complications, such as myocardial infarction, are a leading cause of mortality worldwide. Therefore, ideas which try to explain the circumstances of atheroscl...
Oxidative stress-induced vascular endothelial cell (VEC) injury is a major mechanism in the initiation and development of atherosclerosis. Lunasin, a soybean-derived 43-aa peptide, has been previously...
There is increasing evidence that inflammation plays a role in progression and destabilization of atherosclerotic plaque. FDG-PET can visualize activated metabolic activity of inflammatory...
Atherosclerosis is the most common cause of stroke. The aims of the project are to compare the visual and digital analysis of sonographic images of atherosclerotic plaque in carotids in vi...
RATIONALE: Giving healthy volunteers sulindac capsules or sulindac tablets may help doctors learn which form of the drug may be more effective in preventing cancer. PURPOSE: This randomiz...
A significant proportion of strokes are thromboembolic in nature, arising from atherosclerotic plaque at the carotid bifurcation. It is now wellknown that inflammation plays a key role in ...
However, there is only very sparse information regarding the atherosclerotic burden and cardiovascular biomarkers in the early stages of T2DM, as the vast majority of studies have concerne...
Lesions formed within the walls of ARTERIES.
Narrowing or stricture of any part of the CAROTID ARTERIES, most often due to atherosclerotic plaque formation. Ulcerations may form in atherosclerotic plaques and induce THROMBUS formation. Platelet or cholesterol emboli may arise from stenotic carotid lesions and induce a TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK; CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT; or temporary blindness (AMAUROSIS FUGAX). (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp822-3)
Pathological processes of CORONARY ARTERIES that may derive from a congenital abnormality, atherosclerotic, or non-atherosclerotic cause.
Endovascular procedure in which atheromatous plaque is excised by a cutting or rotating catheter. It differs from balloon and laser angioplasty procedures which enlarge vessels by dilation but frequently do not remove much plaque. If the plaque is removed by surgical excision under general anesthesia rather than by an endovascular procedure through a catheter, it is called ENDARTERECTOMY.
Cyclic AMP response element modulator is a basic leucine zipper transcription factor that is regulated by CYCLIC AMP. It plays an important role in SPERMATID development in the mammalian TESTIS.
Clinical Approvals Clinical Trials Drug Approvals Drug Delivery Drug Discovery Generics Drugs Prescription Drugs In the fields of medicine, biotechnology and pharmacology, drug discovery is the process by which drugs are dis...