Atherosclerosis is a chronic disease with a significant inflammatory component. Recent studies indicate a role of extracellular cyclophilins as contributors to endothelial inflammation and pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. In this article, we review current literature on pro-inflammatory activities of extracellular cyclophilins and discuss possible approaches to selectively target this novel proinflammatory factor.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Current Pharmaceutical Design|
|Publication status||Published - Oct 2013|
- Extracellular cyclophilins