Table 2.

Characterization of hVSMC culture matrix Ca content isolated from atherosclerotic aortas

DonorPassage StudiedMatrix Ca Content
Basal ConditionEffects of 2 mM PO4Effects of 10 ng/ml BMP-7
124.329.920.3
236.531.120.6
335.328.718.0
425.628.617.9
535.735.625.8
634.931.419.8
725.533.522.1