Doxycycline inhibits elastin degradation and reduces metalloproteinase activity in a model of aneurysmal disease.
- Published Article
Journal of Vascular Surgery
- Publication Date
Feb 01, 1998
Therapeutic ranges of doxycycline significantly inhibited elastin degradation and MMP-9 production within aortic organ cultures. These data suggest that doxycycline may have a potential application in reducing the growth rates of small abdominal aortic aneurysms.
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