coronary artery disease—autosomal dominant—1

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coronary artery disease—autosomal dominant—1

CARDIOLOGY

Definition A common cardiopathy (OMIM: 608320) characterised by low or no blood flow in one or more coronary arteries, which carries an increased risk of acute myocardial infarction. 

Molecular pathology Defects of MEF2A, which encodes a transcription factor involved in various cellular processes–e.g., muscle development, neuronal differentiation, cell growth control, and apoptosis, cause coronary artery disease—autosomal dominant—type 1.  

Synonym Coronary artery disease with myocardial infarction  

References http://www.uniprot.org/uniprot/P04229

http://www.omim.org/entry/608320

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