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  • Christopher J. Pemberton, Heikki Tokola, +6 authors Heikki J Ruskoaho
  • Medicine
  • American journal of physiology. Heart and…
  • 2004 (First Publication: 1 October 2004)
  • We administered ghrelin, a novel growth hormone-releasing hormone, to isolated perfused rat hearts, coronary arterioles, and cultured neonatal cardiomyocytes to determine its effects on coronaryContinue Reading
  • Jarkko Magga, Olli Jaakko Vuolteenaho, Heikki Tokola, Minna Marttila, Heikki J Ruskoaho
  • Medicine
  • Circulation research
  • 1997 (First Publication: 19 November 1997)
  • The induction of atrial and ventricular B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) gene expression is one of the earliest events occurring during hemodynamic overload. To examine the molecular mechanisms forContinue Reading
  • Paavo Uusimaa, Heikki Tokola, +5 authors Keijo J. Peuhkurinen
  • Medicine
  • International journal of cardiology
  • 2004 (First Publication: 1 November 2004)
  • BACKGROUND Hypertension is associated with changes in concentrations of vasoactive peptides and procollagen propeptides, but their relationships with left ventricular hypertrophy and cardiac functionContinue Reading
  • Sampsa Pikkarainen, Heikki Tokola, Risto Kerkelä, Theresa Majalahti-Palviainen, Olli Jaakko Vuolteenaho, Heikki J Ruskoaho
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of Biological Chemistry
  • 2003 (First Publication: 7 February 2003)
  • Terminally differentiated cardiac myocytes adapt to mechanical and neurohumoral stress via morphological changes of individual cells accompanied by reactivation of fetal pattern of gene expression.Continue Reading