Trigger, Signaling Mechanism and End Effector of Cardioprotective Effect of Remote Postconditioning of Heart

Author(s): Leonid N. Maslov*, Sergey Y. Tsibulnikov, Ekaterina S. Prokudina, Sergey V. Popov, Alla A. Boshchenko, Nirmal Singh, Yi Zhang, Peter R. Oeltgen.

Journal Name: Current Cardiology Reviews

Volume 15 , Issue 3 , 2019

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The hypothetical trigger of remote postconditioning (RPost) of the heart is the highmolecular weight hydrophobic peptide(s). Nitric oxide and adenosine serve as intermediaries between the peptide and intracellular structures. The role of the autonomic nervous system in RPost requires further study. In signaling mechanism RPost, kinases are involved: protein kinase C, PI3, Akt, JAK. The hypothetical end effector of RPost is aldehyde dehydrogenase-2, the transcription factors STAT, Nrf2, and also the BKCa channel.

Keywords: Heart, ischemia, reperfusion, remote postconditioning, humoral factor, autonomic nervous system, signaling, end effector.

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