Immunohistochemical staining of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) and quantitative analysis in aortic plaques of balloon-injured rabbits.
figureposted on 2014-09-18, 03:38 authored by Xiao Qiong Liu, Yang Mao, Bo Wang, Xiao Ting Lu, Wen Wu Bai, Yuan Yuan Sun, Yan Liu, Hong Mei Liu, Lei Zhang, Yu Xia Zhao, Yun Zhang
(A) Protein expression of MMP-1, -2,-3, -9, and -14. (B–F) Quantification. (Bars = 20 µm). *P<0.05 vs. week 4; #P<0.05 vs. week 6; $P<0.05 vs. week 8; &P<0.05 vs. week 10.
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blood lipid analysisintravascular ultrasound imagingimmunohistochemical expression studiesatherosclerotic animal modelintraplaque angiogenesisweek 8.atherosclerotic plaque developmentSpecific Matrix Metalloproteinases PlayResultsNew Zealand rabbitsplaque instabilityRabbits BackgroundEctopic angiogenesismvdmmpballoon injuryvi