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Figure 2: qRT-PCR of apoptosis-relevant genes.

In vitro experiments were performed, using mouse peritoneal MФ after stimulation with nLDL or oxLDL. Results are expressed in x-fold regulation relative to control without LDL. Abbreviations: Atf5, Activating transcription factor 5; BAG3, BAG family molecular chaperone regulator 3; Bak1, Bcl-2 homologous antagonist/killer; BID, BH3 interacting domain death agonist; Casp3, Caspase 3; Casp7, Caspase 7; TNF-α, Tumor necrosis factor alpha