- •C57BL/6J and 6N mice present several phenotypic differences with relevance to cardiovascular research.
- •C57BL/6J mice are more susceptible to formation of aneurysms than C57Bl/6N mice.
- •C57Bl/6J aortic smooth muscle cells have a more synthetic and inflammatory phenotype.
- •C57Bl/6J smooth muscle cells present higher levels of NADP/NADPH and oxidative DNA modifications.
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