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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 379069, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/379069
Review Article

The Fat-Fed Apolipoprotein E Knockout Mouse Brachiocephalic Artery in the Study of Atherosclerotic Plaque Rupture

Bristol Heart Institute, University of Bristol, Level 7, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol BS2 8HW, UK

Received 14 September 2010; Revised 11 October 2010; Accepted 11 October 2010

Academic Editor: Andrea Vecchione

Copyright © 2011 Andrew R. Bond and Christopher L. Jackson. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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