Human cardiomyogenesis and the need for systems biology analysis.

  title={Human cardiomyogenesis and the need for systems biology analysis.},
  author={Dmitri A Young and Jessica A Dequach and Karen L Christman},
  journal={Wiley interdisciplinary reviews. Systems biology and medicine},
  volume={3 6},
Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death in the Western world and myocardial infarction is one of the primary facets of this disease. The limited natural self-renewal of cardiac muscle following injury and restricted supply of heart transplants has encouraged researchers to investigate other means to stimulate regeneration of damaged myocardium. The plasticity of stem cells toward multiple lineages offers the potential to repair the heart following injury. Embryonic stem cells… CONTINUE READING