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Principles of molecular cardiology.


Principles of molecular cardiology.

Ed. by Marschall S. Runge et al.

Humana Press Inc.


617 pages



Contemporary cardiology series


The 32 contributions in this collection summarize current knowledge about the molecular biology and genetics of myocardial disease, coronary artery disease, arrhythmias, vascular diseases, and cardiovascular risk factors. The opening chapters provide historical overviews of cardiovascular genetics, molecular biology, genomics, gene therapy, stem cells and progenitor cells, and their application to the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Other topics include recent insights into the molecular pathophysiology of viral myocarditis, anti-platelet drugs, transplant arteriopathy, induction and patterning of the Purkinje fiber network, therapeutic angiogenesis for ischemic vascular disease, and diabetes mellitus.

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