MicroRNA may have macro effect on sudden death

Anderson, Mark E.; Mohler, Peter J.
April 2007
Nature Medicine;Apr2007, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p410
Academic Journal
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.


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