Arterial Wall Injury and Repair Due to Oxygenated Sterols and Possible Precursors

  • Hideshige Imai


The purpose of this part of the proceedings of Workshop on Autoxidation is three fold: (1) to provide a brief account of pertinent pathologic features of atherosclerosis, leading to a (2) description of the evolution of bioassay systems which are based on experimental data indicating that arterial wall injury is an important factor in pathogenesis; and (3) to summarize current data on the effects of oxygenated sterols and presumptive precursors on the arterial wall.


Smooth Muscle Cell Atherosclerotic Lesion Aortic Smooth Muscle Cell Arterial Smooth Muscle Cell Bioassay System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hideshige Imai
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  1. 1.Department of Pathology Neil Hellman Medical Research BuildingAlbany Medical College of Union UniversityAlbanyUSA

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