Summary of invention:
The present invention relates to the use of biglycan or enhancers of biglycan activity in the preparation of pharmaceutical compositions having anti-atherosclerotic and anti-ischemic effect, and to the use of them in methods for preventing and treating the atherosclerotic and ischemic (e.g. cardiac) diseases. The invention also relates to screening methods by which biglycan or enhancers of biglycan activity can be identified.
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