Anti-atherogenic effects of high-density lipoprotein on nitric oxide synthesis in the endothelium.


1. The endothelium is critical in the control of vascular haemodynamics and haemostasis. Endothelial dysfunction, typically characterized by decreased nitric oxide bioavailability and response to endothelium-dependent agonists, is well accepted as a defining characteristic of early atherosclerosis. 2. Numerous epidemiological studies have reported that… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1681.2010.05387.x


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