MicroRNAs: The Swing Voters in Vascular Disease Waiting for a Program.

Atherosclerosis is an inflammatory disease involving, among others, production and degradation of the extracellular matrix and the accumulation of lipids in the arterial wall. Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) are the main physiological mediators of matrix degradation, capable of degrading extracellular matrix components such as collagens, proteoglycans… CONTINUE READING