MMP-12 levels in the aortic specimens and sera. MMP-12 levels were measured using ELISA as described. (A) Level of MMP −12 in the aorta wall. Cases 1–10 are the aorta tissues of AD, and Cases 11–16 are aorta tissues of CAD. (B) level of MMP-12 in sera. Cases 1–15 are the sera of AD, and cases 16–25 are sera of healthy patients.
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