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Effect of Simvastatin on the Apoptosis and Permeability of Endothelial Cell Monolayers

[+] Author Affiliations
Francesco Piraino, Alberto Redaelli

Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy

Limary M. Cancel, John M. Tarbell

The City College of New York, The City University of New York, New York, NY

Paper No. SBC2009-206588, pp. 837-838; 2 pages
  • ASME 2009 Summer Bioengineering Conference
  • ASME 2009 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B
  • Lake Tahoe, California, USA, June 17–21, 2009
  • Conference Sponsors: Bioengineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4891-3
  • Copyright © 2009 by ASME


Atherosclerosis is a chronic inflammatory response in the walls of arteries promoted by plasma proteins that carry cholesterol and triglycerides. The initiating event in atherosclerosis is the transport of low density lipoprotein (LDL) into the subendothelial space.

Copyright © 2009 by ASME



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