Inflammation in atherosclerosis: Visualizing matrix metalloproteinase action in macrophages in vivo Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Aortic Diseases
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Macrophages
  • Matrix Metalloproteinase 2
  • Matrix Metalloproteinase 9

abstract

  • These results suggest the feasibility of noninvasively imaging the enzymatic action of MMPs in vivo, an approach that may gauge inflammatory foci in atherosclerosis, assess cardiovascular risk, and evaluate the effects of therapeutic interventions.

publication date

  • July 2006

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.106.619056

PubMed ID

  • 16801460

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 55

end page

  • 62

volume

  • 114

number

  • 1