[The impact of cyclophilin A small interfering RNA on the formation of atherosclerotic plaque in apolipoprotein E-deficient mice].


OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine whether inhibition of cyclophilin A by lentivirus-mediated RNA interference (RNAi) could inhibit progression of atherosclerotic plaques and increase collagen production. METHODS Atherosclerostic plaque model was induced by rapid perivascular carotid silicone collar placement in ApoE(-/-) mice. The… (More)


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