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Alethia Dixon
Alethia Dixon
Osei-Owusu Lab
Jan. 16, 2024 1 p.m.
School of Medicine E501

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Exploring the Interplay Between Elastin Insufficiency and Ovarian Hormones in the Development of Hypertension in Female Mice

Functional elastin fibers within extracellular matrix of the arterial wall facilitate passive distensibility and recoil, which is critical to maintaining blood flow. Elastin fragmentation decreases functional elastin level and is associated with aging, contributing to age-related arterial [read more]

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