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International Journal of Vascular Medicine
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 3107879, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3107879
Research Article

Phenotypic and Functional Changes of Endothelial and Smooth Muscle Cells in Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms

1Almazov Federal Medical Research Centre, Akkuratova 2, Saint Petersburg 197341, Russia
2Saint Petersburg State University, Universitetskaya Nab. 7/9, Saint Petersburg 199034, Russia
3ITMO University, Institute of Translational Medicine, 49 Kronverksky Prospekt, Saint Petersburg 197101, Russia
4Institute of Cytology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Tikhoretsky Avenue 4, Saint Petersburg 194064, Russia
5Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo and Oslo University Hospital, Postboks 1171, Blindern, 0318 Oslo, Norway

Received 30 September 2015; Revised 3 December 2015; Accepted 14 December 2015

Academic Editor: John A. Kern

Copyright © 2016 Anna Malashicheva 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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