Osteopontin levels are associated with cholesterol synthesis markers in mildly hypercholesterolaemic patients

OBJECTIVE: Atherosclerotic lesions are characterized by an accumulation of inflammatory cells and lipids. Osteopontin (OPN) is a cell-binding phosphoprotein, and it seems to promote the development of atherosclerosis. The purpose of our study was to find out whether plasma levels of OPN are associat...

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Published in:Acta cardiologica, Vol. 62, No. 2 (2007), p. 177-81
Main Author: Luomala, Mari (Author)
Other Involved Persons: Päivä, Hannu ; Thelen, Karin ; Laaksonen, Reijo ; Saarela, Marika ; Mattila, Kari ; Lütjohann, Dieter ; Lehtimaki, Terho
Format: Article
Language:English
ISSN:0001-5385
Item Description:Date Completed 02.10.2007
Date Revised 11.05.2017
published: Print
Citation Status MEDLINE
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