Ankyrin Repeat Domain 1 Protein: A Functionally Pleiotropic Protein with Cardiac Biomarker Potential
AbstractThe ankyrin repeat domain 1 (ANKRD1) protein is a cardiac-specific stress-response protein that is part of the muscle ankyrin repeat protein family. ANKRD1 is functionally pleiotropic, playing pivotal roles in transcriptional regulation, sarcomere assembly and mechano-sensing in the heart. Importantly, cardiac ANKRD1 has been shown to be highly induced in various cardiomyopathies and in heart failure, although it is still unclear what impact this may have on the pathophysiology of heart failure. This review aims at highlighting the known properties, functions and regulation of ANKRD1, with focus on the underlying mechanisms that may be involved. The current views on the actions of ANKRD1 in cardiovascular disease and its utility as a candidate cardiac biomarker with diagnostic and/or prognostic potential are also discussed. More studies of ANKRD1 are warranted to obtain deeper functional insights into this molecule to allow assessment of its potential clinical applications as a diagnostic or prognostic marker and/or as a possible therapeutic target. View Full-Text
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Ling, S.S.M.; Chen, Y.-T.; Wang, J.; Richards, A.M.; Liew, O.W. Ankyrin Repeat Domain 1 Protein: A Functionally Pleiotropic Protein with Cardiac Biomarker Potential. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2017, 18, 1362.
Ling SSM, Chen Y-T, Wang J, Richards AM, Liew OW. Ankyrin Repeat Domain 1 Protein: A Functionally Pleiotropic Protein with Cardiac Biomarker Potential. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2017; 18(7):1362.Chicago/Turabian Style
Ling, Samantha S.M.; Chen, Yei-Tsung; Wang, Juan; Richards, Arthur M.; Liew, Oi W. 2017. "Ankyrin Repeat Domain 1 Protein: A Functionally Pleiotropic Protein with Cardiac Biomarker Potential." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 18, no. 7: 1362.
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