Structure of atrioventricular canal cushion

Known as: Atrioventricular Canal Cushions, Atrioventricular Canal Cushion, Endocardial Cushions 
A fetal heart structure that is the bulging areas in the cardiac septum between the HEART ATRIA and the HEART VENTRICLES. During development, growth… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Endocardial cushions are critical to maintain unidirectional blood flow under constantly increasing hemodynamic forces, but the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Defects in cardiac valve morphogenesis and septation of the heart chambers constitute some of the most common human congenital… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
We have recently described a new subfamily of Fox genes, Foxp1/2/4, which are transcriptional repressors and are thought to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Endocardial cells are thought to contribute at least in part to the formation of the endocardial cushion mesenchyme. Here, we… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Normal cardiovascular development is exquisitely dependent on the correct dosage of the angiogenic growth factor and vascular… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Transforming growth factor-beta(2) (TGF-beta(2)) is a member of a family of growth factors with the potential to… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Endothelial-mesenchymal transformation (EMT) is a critical event in the generation of the endocardial cushion, the primordia of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
It is sometimes thought that formation of the atrioventricular septum is equated with fusion of the endocardial cushions and that… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The heart defect (hdf) mouse is a recessive lethal that arose from a transgene insertional mutation on chromosome 13. Embryos… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Endothelin-1 (ET-1) is a 21-amino acid peptide with various biological activities including vasoconstriction and cell… (More)
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