Adenovirus-mediated sphingomyelin synthase 2 increases atherosclerotic lesions in ApoE KO mice.

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Adenovirus-mediated sphingomyelin synthase 2 increases atherosclerotic lesions in ApoE KO mice.

Lipids Health Dis. 2011;10:7

Authors: Wang X, Dong J, Zhao Y, Li Y, Wu M

Sphingomyelin synthase 2 (SMS2) contributes to de novo sphingomyelin (SM) biosynthesis. Its activity is related to SM levels in the plasma and the cell membrane. In this study, we investigated the possibility of a direct relationship between SMS and atherosclerosis.

PMID: 21235823 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]