Prostacyclin receptor suppresses cardiac fibrosis: Role of CREB phosphorylation
Elsa C Chan, Gregory J Dusting, Nancy Guo, Hitesh M Peshavariya, Caroline J Taylor, Rodney Dilley, Shuh Narumiya, Fan Jiang
Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2010
This study is supported by project grants from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council and Grants-in-Aid from the National Heart Foundation. ECH is supported by the Melbourne Research Fellowship from the University of Melbourne. GJD is a principal Research Fellow of NHMRC. We are grateful to Schering AG for supply of cicaprost and to Ono Pharmaceutical (Osaka) for providing the original ApoE<SUP>-/-</SUP>/IP<SUP>-/-</SUP> double knockout mice. We thank Miss Erika Duan for her excellent assistance on the preparation and staining of heart sections.