RNA Technologies in Cardiovascular Medicine and Research

  • Volker A. Erdmann
  • Wolfgang Poller
  • Jan Barciszewski

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. MicroRNA

    1. E. Wang
      Pages 3-15
    2. M. Abdellatif
      Pages 17-34
    3. T. E. Callis, M. Tatsuguchi, D. Z. Wang
      Pages 35-52
    4. D. Catalucci, M. V. G. Latronico, G. Condorelli
      Pages 53-68
    5. E. Wang
      Pages 69-86
  3. RNA Interference

  4. Ribozymes

  5. Noncoding, Aptamer and Antisense RNAs

    1. M. Szymański, J. Barciszewski
      Pages 235-254
    2. C. M. Blake, S. Oney, S. M. Nimjee, B. A. Sullenger
      Pages 255-287
    3. P. S. Pendergrast, K. M. Thompson, R. G. Schaub
      Pages 289-297
    4. H. Nakagami, M. K. Osako, N. Tomita, R. Morishita
      Pages 299-309
    5. D. Napierala, M. Napierala
      Pages 325-353
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 355-358

About this book

Introduction

Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death worldwide. In 2005 17.5 million people, representing 30% of all global deaths, died of cardiovascular disease. For this reason every effort needs to be made to improve the early diagnosis and treatment procedures for combating this disease. This book - edited by Professors Erdmann and Barciszewski, both internationally recognised experts in the field of RNA molecular biology, and Professor Poller, an internationally respected expert in cardiology - will offer more than an introduction to these fields. More importantly, it will also lead the reader to the newest developments in RNA methods and technologies and show how they are currently employed for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. This book is also a must for all those interested in knowing more about the molecular medicine of tomorrow and how it will be revolutionised by its newest approach - RNA technologies.

Keywords

Cardiovascular Research Nucleotide RNA biology cardiovascular heart miRNAs microRNA nucleic acid ribozyme transcription translation vascular disease

Editors and affiliations

  • Volker A. Erdmann
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Poller
    • 2
  • Jan Barciszewski
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute for Chemistry/BiochemistryFree University of BerlinBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Clinic for Cardiology and Pneumology Campus Benjamin FranklinCharite University Medicine BerlinBerlinGermany
  3. 3.Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Polish Academy of SciencesPoznanPoland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-78709-9
  • Copyright Information Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-78708-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-78709-9
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