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Insulin Regulation of Myocardial Autophagy.
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PMID:  25327953     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Autophagy is a conserved cellular process that plays an important role in cardiovascular homeostasis. Basal levels of autophagy are required for the maintenance of organellar quality control. Autophagy is dynamically regulated in the heart in the fasting to re-feeding transition. Insulin signaling plays an important role in the regulation of myocardial fuel metabolism, mitochondrial function and cellular growth. Recent studies have suggested an important role for insulin signaling in the regulation of myocardial autophagy. This dynamic regulation of autophagy induction during fasting may contribute to organellar homeostasis and if perturbed under conditions of hyperinsulinemia could contribute to accelerated cardiac aging.
Authors:
Christian Riehle; E Dale Abel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-10-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1347-4820     ISO Abbreviation:  Circ. J.     Publication Date:  2014 Oct 
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Created Date:  2014-10-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  2014-10-21    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101137683     Medline TA:  Circ J     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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