Published in Blood Weekly, January 28th, 2010
"We examined whether expression of the catheticidin LL-37 in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) is associated with cardiovascular risk factors. A total of 90 men and 87 women selected from STANISLAS cohort were studied. Expression of LL-37 mRNA isolated from PBMCs of these subjects was quantified by quantitative RTPCR. Anthropometric measurements and biochemical profiles were assessed for each individual. In women, LL-37 mRNA expression...
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