Adipocyte-derived factors suppress heart contraction

Abstract

Background:Obesity is strongly associated with cardiovascular diseases including systemic hypertension, coronary artery disease and heart failure. Despite several investigations the pathophysiological mechanisms involved remain unclear. We have previously shown that adipose tissue exerts a highly potent activity with an acute depressant effect on… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ijo.2010.121

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