Statins are known to lower CRP, and this reduction has been suggested to contribute to the established efficacy of these drugs in reducing cardiovascular events and outcomes. However, the exact mechanism underlying the CRP-lowering effect of statins remains elusive.

Statins and C-reactive protein: in silico evidence on direct interaction / N. Shakour, M. Ruscica, F. Hadizadeh, C. Cirtori, M. Banach, T. Jamialahmadi, A. Sahebkar. - In: ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE. - ISSN 1734-1922. - 16:6(2020 Nov 02), pp. 1432-1439. [10.5114/aoms.2020.100304]

Statins and C-reactive protein: in silico evidence on direct interaction

M. Ruscica
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2020

Abstract

Statins are known to lower CRP, and this reduction has been suggested to contribute to the established efficacy of these drugs in reducing cardiovascular events and outcomes. However, the exact mechanism underlying the CRP-lowering effect of statins remains elusive.
C-reactive protein; docking; inflammation; interaction; statins
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2-nov-2020
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