This study examined the expression of collagen subtypes III and IV in a series of freshly excised human venous coronary artery bypass grafts. The results of this study demonstrate that these collagen subtypes are differentially expressed in vein graft atherosclerosis.

Type

Journal article

Journal

Am J Cardiol

Publication Date

15/09/1996

Volume

78

Pages

691 - 694

Keywords

Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Arteriosclerosis, Collagen, Coronary Artery Bypass, Gene Expression Regulation, Humans, Immunohistochemistry, Middle Aged, Severity of Illness Index, Veins