Joanna E. Kontaraki

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Cardiac muscle contraction occurs through an interaction of the myosin head with the actin filaments, a process which is regulated by the troponin complex together with tropomyosin and is Ca2+ dependent. Mutations in genes encoding sarcomeric proteins are a common cause of familial hypertrophic and dilated cardiomyopathies. The scope of this review is to(More)
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