Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, August 22nd, 2002
High cholesterol levels are a major contributing factor to arterial occlusion. Hypercholesterolemic rabbits used in gene therapy experiments show that I kappa B alpha (inhibitor of nuclear factor kappa B (NF-kappaB)), may prevent neointimal formation and restenosis after stent implantation.
In the study, Manfred Cejna and colleagues, Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria, administered local treatments of adenovirus encoding for I kappaB alpha to...
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