Maria Chatzifrangkeskou

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The nuclear lamina is a mesh-like network of intermediate filaments localized mainly at the inner surface of the inner nuclear membrane and is composed of proteins called lamins. Many inherited diseases are linked with mutations in nuclear lamins and integral proteins of the inner nuclear membrane. In this article, we summarize basic aspects of the nuclear(More)
Cardiomyopathy caused by lamin A/C gene mutations (LMNA cardiomyopathy) is characterized by increased myocardial fibrosis, which impairs left ventricular relaxation and predisposes to heart failure, and cardiac conduction abnormalities. While we previously discovered abnormally elevated extracellular signal-regulated kinase 1/2 (ERK1/2) activities in heart(More)
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