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Molecular Mechanisms of Cardiac Hypertrophy and Failure
edited by Richard A. Walsh

Molecular Mechanisms of Cardiac Hypertrophy and Failure highlights developments across a broad range of disciplines, with in-depth coverage of each topic providing background and perspective on current literature.

Features:

  • Discusses key advances in biomedical research and their impact on clinical studies
  • Reviews each topic in depth, providing background and perspective on current literature
  • Puts new developments in a broader context, permitting comparison of different ideas and careful evaluation of their importance
  • Includes contributions from expert opinion leaders at recognized centers of excellence

Contents

Mechanisms for Cardiac Hypertrophy

  • Mechanisms for Normal CV Growth and Development
  • Cell Cycle Control
  • Apoptosis
  • G-Protein Coupled Receptors
  • Mechanotransduction
  • Extracellular Matrix
  • Physiologic vs. Pathologic Hypertrophy
  • Abnormal Signal Transduction
  • Tissue Regeneration

Mechanisms for Contractile Depression

  • Normal Excitation Contraction Coupling and Calcium Homeostasis
  • Calcium Homeostasis
  • Myocardial Ischemia and Infarction
  • Cardiac Remodeling
  • Inflammation
  • Phosphorylation/Dephosphorylation
  • Cytoskeleton
  • Environmental Factors in Cardiac Hypertrophy and Failure

Electrical Properties

  • Normal Action Potential Generation Propagation and Repolarization
  • Depolarization Abnormalities
  • Repolarization Abnormalities
  • Cell-Cell Transmission Abnormalities

Genetic Basis for Cardiomyopathy

  • Genomic Analysis
  • Monogenetic Abnormalities
  • Polygenic Abnormalities and the Roles of Transcriptional Profiling and Proteomics

Index

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2005 784 pages $878.95 + shipping
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