Coronary artery disease and the MEF2A transcription factor.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

4 Scopus citations

Abstract

Coronary artery disease (CAD) that results from lesions of the vascular wall is a major cause of myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke. A human pedigree with a predisposition to CAD and MI has been shown to harbor a mutation in the MEF2A transcription factor. These findings reveal a new function for this regulator of cardiovascular development and raise intriguing questions about the underlying mechanisms of CAD.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)pe33
JournalScience of aging knowledge environment : SAGE KE
Volume2003
Issue number48
StatePublished - Dec 3 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Coronary artery disease and the MEF2A transcription factor.'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this