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Plasma total homocysteine and cysteine levels as cardiovascular risk factors in coronary heart disease.

Authors
  • Ozkan, Yeşim
  • Ozkan, Ersin
  • Simşek, Bolkan
Type
Published Article
Journal
International Journal of Cardiology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2002
Volume
82
Issue
3
Pages
269–277
Identifiers
PMID: 11911915
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Higher plasma total cysteine levels are as important as higher plasma total homocysteine levels. Both parameters are intercorrelated and may act synergistically. To discern their respective roles in atherosclerotic disease, these aminothiol levels have to be considered together.

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