Research Article: Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor Contributes to the Cardiogenic Potential of Adult Resident Progenitor Cells in Failing Murine Heart

Date Published: March 23, 2015 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Rasmita Samal, Sabine Ameling, Vishnu Dhople, Praveen Kumar Sappa, Kristin Wenzel, Uwe Völker, Stephan B. Felix, Elke Hammer, Stephanie Könemann, Yaoliang Tang. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0120360 Abstract Resident cardiac progenitor cells show homing properties when injected into the injured but not to the healthy myocardium. The molecular … Continue reading Research Article: Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor Contributes to the Cardiogenic Potential of Adult Resident Progenitor Cells in Failing Murine Heart

Research Article: Angiopoietin-2 in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease and Heart Failure

Date Published: June 24, 2013 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Alexander Lukasz, Gernot Beutel, Philipp Kümpers, Agnieszka Denecke, Mechthild Westhoff-Bleck, Bernhard Schieffer, Johann Bauersachs, Jan T. Kielstein, Oktay Tutarel, Rajesh Gopalrao Katare. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0066861 Abstract Chronic heart failure is an important cause for morbidity and mortality in adults with congenital heart disease (ACHD). While NT-proBNP is … Continue reading Research Article: Angiopoietin-2 in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease and Heart Failure

Research Article: The NADPH Oxidase Nox4 and Aging in the Heart

Date Published: December 27, 2010 Publisher: Impact Journals LLC Author(s): Tetsuro Ago, Shouji Matsushima, Junya Kuroda, Daniela Zablocki, Takanari Kitazono, Junichi Sadoshima. http:// Abstract Oxidative stress in mitochondria is believed to promote aging. Although passive leakage of electron from the mitochondrial electron transport chain has been considered as a major source of oxidative stress in … Continue reading Research Article: The NADPH Oxidase Nox4 and Aging in the Heart