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Title RNA technologies in cardiovascular medicine and research / Volker A. Erdmann, Wolfgang Poller, Jan Barciszewski, editors
Published Berlin : Springer, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 358 pages) : illustrations
Contents An Overview of MicroRNA; MicroRNAs and Their Potential; miRNAs and Their Emerging Role in Cardiac Hypertrophy; MicroRNAs and the Control of Heart Pathophysiology; MicroRNA Systems Biology; Targeting Viral Heart Disease by RNA Interference; Design of siRNAs and shRNAs for RNA Interference: Possible Clinical Applications; RNA Interference and MicroRNA Modulation for the Treatment of Cardiac Disorders; Cardiac Delivery of Nucleic Acids by Transcriptional and Transductional Targeting of Adeno-Associated Viral Vectors
Summary In this book the authors review the field and explore the potential role of RNAi and other RNA technologies in cardiovascular medicine and research. They highlight the impressive recent progress but also the hurdles that still must be overcome before this promising technology is finally ready for translation and clinical use
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cardiovascular system -- Diseases -- Gene therapy.
Cardiovascular system -- Diseases -- Molecular aspects.
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy.
Cardiovascular Diseases -- diagnosis.
RNA -- therapeutic use.
Form Electronic book
Author Barciszewski, Jan.
Erdmann, V. A. (Volker A.), 1941-2015.
Poller, W. (Wolfgang)
LC no. 2008923849
ISBN 128167575X
3540787089 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
3540787097 (e-ISBN)
9783540787082 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
9783540787099 (e-ISBN)