Sunday, May 5, 2013

Summary of inappropriate image manipulation by Issei Komuro's group.

Complement C1q activates canonical Wnt signaling and promotes aging-related phenotypes.

Nature. 2012 May 10;485(7397):251-5.
Mitochondrial DNA that escapes from autophagy causes inflammation and heart failure.

Patients with CD36 deficiency are associated with enhanced atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases.

A crucial role for adipose tissue p53 in the regulation of insulin resistance.

Nature. 2008 Jul 17;454(7202):345-9.
IGFBP-4 is an inhibitor of canonical Wnt signalling required for cardiogenesis.

J Biol Chem. 2004 Mar 19;279(12):11384-91.
Adult cardiac Sca-1-positive cells differentiate into beating cardiomyocytes.

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Atrial natriuretic peptide inhibits cardiomyocyte hypertrophy through mitogen-activated protein kinase phosphatase-1.

Nat Cell Biol. 2004 Jun;6(6):499-506.
Mechanical stress activates angiotensin II type 1 receptor without the involvement of angiotensin II.

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Heat shock transcription factor 1 protects cardiomyocytes from ischemia/reperfusion injury.

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Detection of experimental autoimmune myocarditis in rats by 111In monoclonal antibody specific for tenascin-C.

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Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma plays a critical role in inhibition of cardiac hypertrophy in vitro and in vivo.

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Context-dependent transcriptional cooperation mediated by cardiac transcription factors Csx/Nkx-2.5 and GATA-4.


Coverage of the media on this matter
Forbes: Suspicions Raised About Another Japanese Cardiovascular Researcher (copy

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