High density lipoprotein prevents the proinflammatory activity of serum amyloid a
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Poster
- By: CAMPA, Ana (University of São Paulo, SÃo Paulo, Brazil)
- Co-author(s): Franco, Andressa G (University of São Paulo, SÃO PAULO, Brazil)
Sandri, Silvana (University of São Paulo, SÃO PAULO, Brazil)
The acute phase protein serum amyloid A (SAA) is an endogenous stimulus able to trigger the production of great amounts of cytokines from leukocytes. During inflammation, when SAA is overexpressed, it circulates especially associated with the high density lipoprotein (HDL). The aim of this study was to evaluate whether lipoproteins, especially.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.