Higher levels of advanced glycation endproducts in human carotid atherosclerotic plaques are associated with a rupture-prone phenotype

Nordin M. J. Hanssen, Kristiaan Wouters, Maya S. Huijberts, Marion J. Gijbels, Judith C. Sluimer, Jean L. J. M. Scheijen, Sylvia Heeneman, Erik A. L. Biessen, Mat J. A. P. Daemen, Michael Brownlee, Dominique P. de Kleijn, Coen D. A. Stehouwer, Gerard Pasterkamp, Casper G. Schalkwijk*

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1137-1146
JournalEuropean Heart Journal
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - May 2014


  • Atherosclerosis
  • Advanced glycation endproducts
  • Cell death
  • Glyoxalase
  • Macrophage
  • Plaque rupture

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