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  • Susan Steitz, Mei Y. Speer, +6 authors Cecilia M. Giachelli
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Circulation research
  • 2001 (First Publication: 1 December 2001)
  • Bovine aortic smooth muscle cell (BASMC) cultures undergo mineralization on addition of the organic phosphate donor, &bgr;-glycerophosphate (&bgr;GP). Mineralization is characterized by apatiteExpand
  • Mei Y. Speer, Xianwu Li, Pranoti G Hiremath, Cecilia M. Giachelli
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of cellular biochemistry
  • 2010 (First Publication: 1 July 2010)
  • Vascular calcification is a major risk factor for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Smooth muscle cells (SMCs) may play an important role in vascular cartilaginous metaplasia and calcificationExpand
  • Andrew L. Durham, Mei Y. Speer, Marta Scatena, Cecilia M. Giachelli, Catherine M Shanahan
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Cardiovascular research
  • 2018 (First Publication: 5 March 2018)
  • Abstract Vascular calcification is associated with a significant increase in all-cause mortality and atherosclerotic plaque rupture. Calcification has been determined to be an active process drivenExpand
  • Marcello Rattazzi, Brian J. Bennett, +6 authors Michael E Rosenfeld
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular…
  • 2005 (First Publication: 21 April 2005)
  • Objective—Advanced atherosclerotic lesions in the innominate arteries of chow-fed apolipoprotein E–deficient mice become highly calcified with 100% frequency by 75 weeks of age. The time course, cellExpand