Chia‐Yen C. Wu

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BACKGROUND A highly organized transverse tubule (T-tubule) network is necessary for efficient Ca(2+)-induced Ca(2+) release and synchronized contraction of ventricular myocytes. Increasing evidence suggests that T-tubule remodeling due to junctophilin-2 (JP-2) downregulation plays a critical role in the progression of heart failure. However, the mechanisms(More)
Listeria monocytogenes has been recognized as an important food-borne pathogen in animals. Records of the disease caused by this bacterium in large felids are, however, rare. The nervous form of listeriosis was diagnosed in a 12-year-old male cougar (Felis concolor) with a several-day history of neurologic disease characterized by excess salivation, head(More)
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