Published in Heart Disease Weekly, September 17th, 2006
Study 1: The infarct-sparing effect of myocardial postconditioning is dependent on protein kinase C signaling.
Scientists writing in the journal Cardiovascular Research report, "Using non-selective and selective protein kinase C (PKC) epsilon and delta isoform inhibitors, we tested the hypothesis that the cardioprotective phenotype invoked by postconditioning (postcon) is dependent on PKC signaling. Furthermore, we determined whether postconditioning alters pPKCepsilon and/or pPKCdelta in cytosolic and mitochondrial fractions."
"Male Sprague-Dawley rats...
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