Periostin and myocardial repair, regeneration, and recovery

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In rats with myocardial infarction, the boosting of levels of cardiac periostin - a matrix molecule derived from fibroblasts - was associated with increased DNA synthesis by cardiomyocytes, enhanced angiogenesis, and improved cardiac function.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1552
Number of pages1
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number15
StatePublished - Oct 11 2007


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