Genetics of Cardiovascular Disease: Volume 124

Genetics of Cardiovascular Disease: Volume 124 : Genetics of Cardiovascular Disease

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This volume of the esteemed Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science series focuses on cutting-edge research related to the genetics of cardiovascular disease. Written by top experts in the field, this volume covers a range of topics, including:



Genetic models of atherosclerosis
MicroRNAs in cardiovascular disease
The role of the transcription factor KLF2 in vascular development and disease
Zebrafish as models of cardiovascular disease and hematopoietic development

Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science provides a forum for discussion of new discoveries, approaches, and ideas in molecular biology. It contains contributions from leaders in their fields and abundant references.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 210 pages
  • 154 x 244 x 16mm | 544.31g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0123869307
  • 9780123869302

Table of contents

Genetic Experimental Preparations for Studying Atherosclerosis
Sheila E. Francis
Genetics of Cardiac Development
Bill Chaudhry and Deborah Henderson
MicroRNA in Pulmonary Vascular Disease
Alex Rothman
Zebrafish as a Model of Cardiac Disease
Robert N. Wilkinson, Chris Jopling and Fredericus J.M. van Eeden
The Zebrafish as a Model of Vascular Development and Disease
Robert N. Wilkinson and Fredericus J.M. van Eeden
Genetics of Response to Antiplatelet Therapy
Mark R. Thomas and Robert F. Storey
The Role of the Transcription Factor KLF2 in Vascular Development and Disease
Peter Novodvorsky and Timothy J.A. Chico
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Review quote

Praise for the series: "Full of interest not only for the molecular biologist-for whom the numerous references will be invaluable-but will also appeal to a much wider circle of biologists, and in fact to all those who are concerned with the living cell." --British Medical Journal
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About Tim Chico

Tim Chico is Reader in Cardiovascular Medicine and honorary Consultant Cardiologist at the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Sheffield UK. He graduated in Medicine from Leeds Medical School before completing general medical training and specialist cardiology training, combining this with research into vascular remodeling. He is currently a Principal Investigator in the MRC Centre for Developmental and Biomedical Genetics at the University of Sheffield and has published a wide range of original research and scientific reviews.
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