TITLE

Death begets failure in the heart

AUTHOR(S)
Foo, Roger S. Y.; Mani, Kartik; Kitsis, Richard N.
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Journal of Clinical Investigation;Mar2005, Vol. 115 Issue 3, p565
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
Recently, low--but abnormal--rates of cardiomyocyte apoptosis have been observed in failing human hearts. Genetic and pharmacological studies suggest that this cell death is causally linked to heart failure in rodent models. Herein, we review these data and discuss potential therapeutic implications.
ACCESSION #
16350131

 

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