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The important role of catestatin in cardiac remodeling.
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PMID:  25136978     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Abstract Catestatin (CST) was first discovered as a potent non-competitive and reversible inhibitor of catecholamine secretion. Recent reports on plasma CST level in heart diseases suggested a cardioprotective role for this peptide. Given that cardiac remodeling is the dominant pathologic process in cardiac dysfunction, we propose that CST participates in the regulation of concern pathways and contributes to the inhibition of cardiac remodeling. In this minireview, the potential mechanism of cardiac remodeling involving CST will be discussed from three aspects: hypertrophy, fibrosis, and apoptosis.
Authors:
Zheng Wu; Dan Zhu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-8-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biomarkers : biochemical indicators of exposure, response, and susceptibility to chemicals     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1366-5804     ISO Abbreviation:  Biomarkers     Publication Date:  2014 Aug 
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Created Date:  2014-8-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9606000     Medline TA:  Biomarkers     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  1-6     Citation Subset:  -    
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