Marijn C. Meuwese

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High plasma concentrations of ascorbic acid, a marker of fruit and vegetable intake, are associated with low risk of coronary artery disease. Whether this relationship is explained by a reduction in(More)
OBJECTIVES We evaluated whether serum myeloperoxidase (MPO) levels are associated with the risk of future development of coronary artery disease (CAD) in apparently healthy individuals. BACKGROUND(More)
BACKGROUND MPO, an enzyme of the innate immune system, exhibits pro-atherogenic effects. These include oxidative damage to LDL- and HDL-cholesterol, and promotion of endothelial dysfunction. Recent(More)