Signal Transduction in the Cardiovascular System in Health and Disease / Edition 1

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Overview

Signal Transduction in Cardiovascular System Health and Disease highlights the major contributions of different signaling systems in modulating normal cardiovascular functions and how a perturbation in these signaling events leads to abnormal cell functions and cardiovascular disorders.

This title is volume 3 in the new Springer series, Advances in Biochemistry in Health and Disease.

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Table of Contents

G-protein coupled receptor signaling.- Implication of G-proteins in cardiovascular diseases.- b-Adrenoceptor-Linked Signal Transduction Mechanisms in Congestive Heart Failure.- Cardiac Ga s and Ga i Modulate Sympathetic Versus Parasympathetic Mechanisms in Hyperhomocysteinemia.- The role of the beta-adrenergic signal transduction pathway in myocardial protection.- Angiotensin II signaling in vascular physiology and pathophysiology.- Angiotensin II signaling: cell growth and apoptosis.- Redox signaling.- Thioredoxin signaling in the ischemic heart.- Relationship between redox regulation and beta- adrenergic resposes in heart.- Role of hypergycemia and redox-induced signaling in vascular complications of diabetes.- Methylglyoxal and Insulin Resistance.- Role of growth factor receptor transactivation in vasoactive peptide induced signalling pathways in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells.- Identifying the cellular and molecular events associated with the divergent phenotypes of cardiac hypertrophy.- Regulatory role of TGF-b in cardiac myofibroblast function and post-MI cardiac fibrosis: key roles of Smad7 and c-Ski.- The signalling duel between virus and host: impact on coxsackieviral pathogenesis.- Therapeutic Angiogenesis and Vasculogenesis for Ischemic Disease.- VEGF Signaling: A Therapeutic Target for Cardiovascular Diseases.- Myristoyl-CoA:Protein N-Myristoyltransferase and Myristoyl-CoA Binding Protein From Bovine Cardiac Muscle.- Calcium signaling.- Ca2+/Calmodulin-Dependent Protein Kinase II Signaling in Vascular Smooth Muscle.- The KCa3.1 channel in endothelial cells as new traget for an EDHF based control of vascular tone: from structure to regulation and pharmacological properties.- Adipokine signaling.- Leptin signaling in the cardiovascular system.- AMPK regulation of cardiac metabolism in heart disease.

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