Tag: "cardiomyocyte" at biology news
Rescuing injured hearts by enhancing regeneration
...known as p38 MAP kinase, which normally suppresses cardiomyocyte
replication. [See: www.childrenshospital.org/news...recently reported another compound that stimulates cardiomyocyte
proliferation (Chemistry and Biology, Sept. 2006), and others are under investigation. "In the en...
Cell wall of pneumonia bacteria can cause brain and heart damage
...f cell wall did not. "Our success in preserving cardiomyocyte
function even in the presence of cell wall suggests that it might be possible to safely pre-treat people infected with S. pneumoniae with a drug that blocks PAF before we administer antibiotics," Tuomanen said. "This might protect the heart from the ...