CD26 Inhibition Enhances Perfusion Recovery in ApoE-/-Mice.

CD26 Inhibition Enhances Perfusion Recovery in ApoE-/-Mice. Curr Vasc Pharmacol. 2013 Jan 1;11(1):21-8 Authors: Haverslag RT, de Groot D, Grundmann S, Meder B, Goumans MJ, Pasterkamp G, Hoefer IE, de Kleijn DP Abstract Objective: The adaptive growth of blood vessels is important to prevent tissue loss following arterial occlusion. Extravasation of monocytes is essential for this process. The peptidase CD26 targets SDF-1 alpha, a chemokine regulating monocyte trafficking. We hypothesized that blocking SDF-1 alpha inactivation, using a commercially available CD26 inhibitor, accelerates perfusion recovery without detrimental side effects on plaque stability. Methods and Results: Atherosclerosis prone ApoE-/- mice underwent femoral artery ligation and received a CD26 inhibitor or placebo. CD26 inhibition increased short term (7 days) perfusion recovery after both single and daily doses compared to placebo, 36%�2 (p=0.017) and 39%�2 (p=0.008) vs. 29%�3 respectively. Long term (56 days) perfusion recovery increased after daily treatment compared to placebo 83%�3 vs. 60%�2, (p
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