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Investigating a novel catecholamine-associated cardiomyocyte subpopulation

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Excessive sympathetic stimulation of the heart, via catecholamines, is involved in a range of cardiac disease, from takotsubo cardiomyopathy to heart failure. Canonically, there are two main sources of catecholamines for sympathoexcitation. 1) Adrenaline, secreted by chromaffin cells in the adrenal medulla and carried by the bloodstream to the heart. 2) Noradrenaline, released by sympathetic nerve terminals within the heart. However, there is a growing body of literature highlighting a non-ne...

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Division:
MSD
Department:
Pharmacology
Research group:
Lei Group
Oxford college:
Linacre College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8061-2063

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Pharmacology
Research group:
Lei Group
Role:
Supervisor
ORCID:
0000-0002-0928-341X
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Cambridge
Role:
Examiner
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Pharmacology
Research group:
Tammaro Group
Oxford college:
Queen's College
Role:
Examiner
Type of award:
MSc by Research
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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