Overexpression of heme oxygenase-1 in coronary atherosclerosis of Japanese autopsies with diabetes mellitus: Hisayama study.


Few studies regarding the topographical expression of heme oxygenase-1 (HO-1) and its pathophysiological role in human coronary atherosclerotic lesions, particularly in relation to type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) and intimal angiogenesis, have been reported. HO-1 expression was immunohistochemically examined in 312 tissue blocks of coronary arteries obtained… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2008.05.057


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