Colocalization of iron and ceroid in human atherosclerotic lesions.

@article{Lee1998ColocalizationOI,
  title={Colocalization of iron and ceroid in human atherosclerotic lesions.},
  author={F. Y. Lee and Tzong-Shyuan Lee and Chi Chen Pan and Al Long Huang and L. Y. Chau},
  journal={Atherosclerosis},
  year={1998},
  volume={138 2},
  pages={281-8}
}
The presence of ceroid, a complex of protein associated with oxidized lipids, is commonly observed in human atherosclerotic lesions. When the human aortic walls were examined by Perls' staining, it was found that the iron deposits were evident in aortas with atherosclerosis. The extent of iron deposition was associated with the severity of the lesion… CONTINUE READING