TITLE

MicroRNA may have macro effect on sudden death

AUTHOR(S)
Anderson, Mark E.; Mohler, Peter J.
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Nature Medicine;Apr2007, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p410
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study which shows that upregulation of the microRNA occurs in the hearts of patients who had myocardial infarction. The increase of microRNA reduced the expression of connexin and slows down electrical conduction that sustain ventricular arrhythmias after myocardial infarction.
ACCESSION #
24629908

 

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