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Increased plasma levels of the soluble form of Fas ligand in patients with acute myocardial infarction and unstable angina pectoris.

Authors
  • Shimizu, Masumi
  • Fukuo, Keisuke
  • Nagata, Shigekazu
  • Suhara, Toshimitsu
  • Okuro, Masashi
  • Fujii, Kenshi
  • Higashino, Yorihiko
  • Mogi, Masaki
  • Hatanaka, Yasuko
  • Ogihara, Toshio
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Feb 20, 2002
Volume
39
Issue
4
Pages
585–590
Identifiers
PMID: 11849855
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

This demonstration of elevated levels of sFasL in patients with AMI and unstable AP suggests that activation of the Fas/FasL system may play a pathogenic role in AMI and acute coronary syndromes.

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