Soluble Receptor for Advanced Glycation End-products regulates age-associated Cardiac Fibrosis

Int J Biol Sci

2 August Aug 2021 one month ago
  • Scavello F, Zuccolo E, Scopece A, Tedesco CC, Gambini E, Veglia F, Pompilio G, Colombo GI, Raucci A

Myocardial aging increases the cardiovascular risk in the elderly. The Receptor for Advanced Glycation End-products (RAGE) is involved in age-related disorders. The soluble isoform (sRAGE) acts as a scavenger blocking the membrane-bound receptor activation. This study aims at investigating RAGE contribution to age-related cardiac remodeling.

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Soluble Receptor for Advanced Glycation End-products regulates age-associated Cardiac Fibrosis. Scavello F, Zeni F, Milano G, Macrì F, Castiglione S, Zuccolo E, Scopece A, Pezone G, Tedesco CC, Nigro P, Degani G, Gambini E, Veglia F, Popolo L, Pompilio G, Colombo GI, Bianchi ME, Raucci A. Int J Biol Sci. 2021 Jun 11;17(10):2399-2416. doi: 10.7150/ijbs.56379

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