This book is the first to cover the growing area of research in growth factors and which devotes itself completely to the role of the growth factors in the cardiovascular system. It contains contributions by the leading experts in the field with an emphasis on the effects of growth factors on the cardiac myocyte, angiogenesis and atherosclerosis. Clinical and therapeutic implications of growth factors in cardiovascular disease are reviewed. Growth Factors and Cardiovascular System provides a comprehensive review together with new information that should be valuable to investigators and clinicians alike.Peter Cummins. deeper discussions of specific topics the reader is referred to the cited review articles and to other chapters of this volume. ... Schematic illustration of different families of receptors for growth regulatory factors. Figure 2.
|Title||:||Growth Factors and the Cardiovascular System|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 1993|