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Lookup NU author(s): Dr Karim Bennaceur,
Nayef Al Zhrany,
Professor Bernard Keavney,
Dr Gavin RichardsonORCiD,
Professor Thomas von Zglinicki,
Dr Gabriele Saretzki,
Professor Ioakim SpyridopoulosORCiD
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Statins are one of the most potent drugs in delaying age-related inflammatory changes in the arterial vessel wall, slowing down the progression of atherosclerosis. Statins have also been shown to abrogate telomere-attributed cardiovascular risk. The goal of our study was to explore a potential effect of atorvastatin on telomerase activity in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) and T-lymphocytes (T cells).
Author(s): Bennaceur K, Atwill M, Al Zhrany N, Hoffmann J, Keavney B, Breault D, Richardson G, von Zglinicki T, Saretzki G, Spyridopoulos I
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Print publication date: 01/10/2014
Online publication date: 04/08/2014
Acceptance date: 21/07/2014
Date deposited: 04/08/2015
ISSN (print): 0021-9150
ISSN (electronic): 1879-1484
Publisher: Elsevier Ireland Ltd.
PubMed id: 25127175
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