Jan 2009 Journal of vascular research

Differential expression of pancreatitis-associated protein and thrombospondins in arterial versus venous tissues.

Auteurs

Szasz T, Eddy S, Paulauskis J, Burnett R, Ellekilde M, Iovanna JL, Watts SW

Résumé

Arteries and veins modulate cardiovascular homeostasis and contribute to hypertension pathogenesis. Functional differences between arteries and veins are based upon differences in gene expression. To better characterize these expression patterns, and to identify candidate genes that could be manipulated selectively in the venous system, we performed whole genome expression profiling of arteries and veins.

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