The peroxisome proliferator‐activated receptors in cardiovascular diseases: experimental benefits and clinical challenges

@article{Cheang2015ThePP,
  title={The peroxisome proliferator‐activated receptors in cardiovascular diseases: experimental benefits and clinical challenges},
  author={Wai San Cheang and Xiao Yu Tian and Wing Tak Wong and Yu Huang},
  journal={British Journal of Pharmacology},
  year={2015},
  volume={172}
}
The peroxisome proliferator‐activated receptors, PPARα, PPARβ/δ and PPARγ, are ligand‐activated transcriptional factors belonging to the nuclear receptors superfamily and they are known to play important roles in glucose and lipid metabolism. Experimental studies in animal models of metabolic diseases have also revealed that activation of PPARs protects against the vascular complications of diabetes, hypertension, atherosclerosis, myocardial infarction and stroke, through exerting their anti… 

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