Special Issue "Calcium Mishandling, Inflammation, microRNAs and Their Role in the Adverse Cardiovascular Remodelling"
A special issue of International Journal of Molecular Sciences (ISSN 1422-0067). This special issue belongs to the section "Molecular Pathology, Diagnostics, and Therapeutics".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (10 September 2021).
Interests: calcium signaling; STIM1; Orai1; TRPC channel; angiogenesis
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The prevalence of heart failure (HF) consequent to adverse cardiac remodeling continues to rise, increasing the rate of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Cardiovascular adverse remodeling is a complex process involving calcium (Ca2+) mishandling, inflammation, and cardiac myocyte death, among other mechanisms. Although substantial progress has been made and a significant amount of data has accumulated in recent years, many aspects of inflammation, the dysregulation of the intracellular Ca2+ concentration ([Ca2+]i), and the role of miRNAs in post-transcriptional gene regulation remain unexplored. The objective of this Special Issue is to highlight the impact of inflammation and [Ca2+]i mishandling on adverse cardiac remodeling. In addition, this Special Issue will also discuss the role of miRNAs in the post-transcriptional regulation of genes associated with [Ca2+]i and/or inflammation, which can influence cardiac remodeling and HF progression. We welcome original research and up-to-date review articles on any of these aspects.
Dr. Tarik Smani
Dr. Raquel Del Toro
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