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Is it worthwhile rethinking the positive experience of the last 50 years of using chondroitin sulfates against atherosclerosis?

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Chondroitin sulfate (CS) and glucosamine sulfate (GS) are used in the treatment of osteoarthritis and exhibit a pronounced anti-inflammatory effect. CS/GS inhibit the NF-kB signaling cascade, which realizes the biological effects of tumor necrosis factor (TNFa). Excessive activity of NF-kB also stimulates the development of atherosclerosis. The results of experimental and clinical studies show that inhibition of NF-kB by CS/GS will inhibit the formation and growth of atherosclerotic plaques also reducing levels of other markers of inflammation.

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A. M. Lila
V.A. Nasonov Research Institute of Rheumatology
Russian Federation

MD, Dr Sci Med, Professor, Director

Scopus Autor ID: 6602550827; eLIBRARY ID: 367966; Researcher ID: W-3334-2017-7287-8555

34A Kashirskoye Shosse, Moscow 115522, Russia

I. Yu. Torshin
Federal Research Center “Informatics and Management of the Russian Academy of Sciences“
Russian Federation

MD, PhD, Senior Researcher; Big Data Storage and Analysis Center

Scopus Author ID: 7003300274; Author ID: 54104; WoS ResearcherID: C-7683-2018;

RSCI SPIN-code: 1375-1114  

44-2 Vavilova Str., Moscow 119333, Russia

O. A. Gromova
Federal Research Center “Informatics and Management of the Russian Academy of Sciences“; Moscow State University
Russian Federation

MD, Dr Sci Med, Professor, Senior Researcher, Scientific Director; Leading Researcher, Center for Big Data Analysis

Author ID: 94901; Scopus Author ID: 7003589812; WoS ResearcherID: J-4946-2017;

RSCI SPIN-code: 6317-9833

44-2 Vavilova Str., Moscow 119333, Russia

1 Leninskie gory, Moscow 119991, Russia


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Lila A.M., Torshin I.Yu., Gromova O.A. Is it worthwhile rethinking the positive experience of the last 50 years of using chondroitin sulfates against atherosclerosis? FARMAKOEKONOMIKA. Modern Pharmacoeconomic and Pharmacoepidemiology. 2020;13(2):184-191. (In Russ.)

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