Arginine restores nitric oxide activity and inhibits monocyte accumulation after vascular injury in hypercholesterolemic rabbits Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Education, Medical
  • Education, Medical, Continuing
  • Specialization
  • Vascular Diseases

abstract

  • We report that lesions induced by vascular injury in hypercholesterolemic animals are markedly reduced by oral administration of arginine. Moreover, we find that the nature of the lesion is altered, with a striking reduction in the percentage of macrophages comprising the lesion.

publication date

  • November 15, 1996

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S0735-1097(96)00337-3

PubMed ID

  • 8917274

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1573

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 28

number

  • 6