Comerota, Anthony J.
July 1998
Vascular Surgery;Jul/Aug1998, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p352
Academic Journal
The article presents the author's comments on the research conducted by Marek Gacko and colleagues entitled "Activity of Exoglycosidases in the Aneurysmal Aortic Wall," which focuses on the role of proteoglycans in the mechanical properties of the arterial wall. In his view, the research offers an interesting look at the impact of enzymes affecting proteoglycans in the arterial aneurysm wall. However, he opposes their idea that the strength of the arterial wall is contributed by proteoglycans.


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