H-Index
79
Scimago Lab
powered by Scopus
JCR
Clarivate
Analytics
16%
Acceptance
Rate
call: +1.631.470.9640
Mon-Fri 10 am - 2 pm EST

Logo

Medical Science Monitor Basic Research
AmJCaseRep

Annals
ISI-Home

eISSN: 1643-3750

Get your full text copy in PDF

MicroRNA-132 may play a role in coexistence of depression and cardiovascular disease: A hypothesis

Zhihua Zheng, Yingtong Zeng, Hongbing Huang, Feng Xu

Med Sci Monit 2013; 19:438-443

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.883935


Different individuals have different degrees of neuroplasticity due to their different experiences. Neuroplasticity may play a role in individual differences among neuropsychiatric disease treatment efficacy. Since the nervous system monitors and coordinates internal organ function, neuroplasticity may be associated with other diseases. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is associated with depression, which is a disorder of disrupted neuroplasticity. MicroRNA-132 (miR-132) has a roles in neuroplasticity and cardiovascular function. Thus, we hypothesize that miR-132 may play a role in coexistence of depression and CVD.

This paper has been published under Creative Common Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) allowing to download articles and share them with others as long as they credit the authors and the publisher, but without permission to change them in any way or use them commercially.
I agree