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Therapeutic potential of thymosin β4 in myocardial infarct and heart failure.
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PMID:  23045979     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Thymosin β4 (Tβ4) is a peptide known for its abilities to protect and facilitate regeneration in a number of tissues following injury. Its cardioprotective effects have been evaluated in different animal models and, currently, a clinical trial is being planned in patients suffering from acute myocardial infarction. This paper focuses on the effects of Tβ4 on cardiac function in animal studies utilizing different imaging modalities for outcome measurements.
Authors:
Christoffer Stark; Pekka Taimen; Miikka Tarkia; Jussi Pärkkä; Antti Saraste; Tero-Pekka Alastalo; Timo Savunen; Juha Koskenvuo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences     Volume:  1269     ISSN:  1749-6632     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci.     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7506858     Medline TA:  Ann N Y Acad Sci     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  117-24     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2012 New York Academy of Sciences.
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Turku University Central Hospital, Turku, Finland. Research Center of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland. Department of Pathology, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland. Turku PET Center, University of Turku, Turku, Finland. Department of Pediatrics, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland.
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