2011

Genes and Cardiovascular Function

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-7206-4 (Print) 978-1-4419-7207-1 (Online)

Table of contents (24 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Genes and the Heart

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      Pages 1-1

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      Johann Gregor Mendel: “Father of Modern Genetics”

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      Pages 7-17

      Gene Therapy: Hopes and Problems

  3. Development and Gender

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      Pages 19-19

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      Pages 21-28

      VEGFS, FGFS, and PDGF Coordinate Embryonic Coronary Vascularization

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      Pages 29-41

      The E2F Pathway in Cardiac Development and Disease

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      Pages 43-56

      Cardiac Sodium–Calcium Exchanger Expression

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      Pages 57-65

      Scleraxis: A New Regulator of Extracellular Matrix Formation

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      Pages 67-76

      Gender Impact on Pathophysiology of the Heart

  4. Mitochondrial Diseases

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 77-77

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      Pages 79-84

      Mitochondrial DNA and Heart Disease

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      Pages 85-92

      A Novel Algorithm from Personal Genome to the Pathogenic Mutant Causing Mitochondrial Cardiomyopathy

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      Pages 93-100

      MELAS Syndrome: Mediated by Impaired Taurinomethyluridine Synthesis

  5. Ischemic Heart Disease

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 101-101

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      Pages 103-111

      Genetics of Myocardial Infarction

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      Pages 113-120

      Genetic Background of Myocardial Infarction

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      Pages 121-134

      Angiotensin Converting Enzyme I/D Polymorphism and Cardiovascular Risk: Disclosed Story

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      Pages 135-148

      PPARs and Myocardial Response to Ischemia in Normal and Diseased Heart

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      Pages 149-157

      Genes and Plasma Lipids in Czech Slavic Population

  6. Hypertension and Arrhythmias

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 159-159

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      Pages 161-175

      Genetic Basis of Salt-Sensitive Hypertension in Humans

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      Pages 177-184

      Gene–Environment Interactions: Their Role in Hypertension Development

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      Pages 185-196

      Phenotypic Overlap of Lethal Arrhythmias Associated with Cardiac Sodium Mutations: Individual-Specific or Mutation-Specific?

  7. Hypertrophy and Failure

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 197-197

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      Pages 199-211

      CLP-1-Mediated Transcriptional Control of Hypertrophic Gene Programs Underlying Cardiac Hypertrophy

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      Pages 213-223

      Molecular Mechanisms of Subcellular Remodeling in Congestive Heart Failure

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