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BioMed Research International
Volume 2017, Article ID 5038602, 10 pages
Research Article

Obesity Induces Artery-Specific Alterations: Evaluation of Vascular Function and Inflammatory and Smooth Muscle Phenotypic Markers

Department of Pharmacology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Correspondence should be addressed to Eliana Akamine; rb.psu@enimakaile

Received 2 February 2017; Accepted 19 March 2017; Published 30 March 2017

Academic Editor: Kibret Mequanint

Copyright © 2017 Antonio Garcia Soares et al. 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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