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cardiac arrhythmias

Saturday 22 November 2003

ETiology

- mutations in ion channels
- mutations in cytoplasmic ion-channel-interacting proteins
- mutations in gap-junction proteins
- mutations in transcription factors
- mutations in kinase subunit

References

- Behr ER, McKenna WJ. Genetic risk for acquired arrhythmia. Trends Genet. 2003 Sep;19(9):470-3. PMID: 12957537

- Cheng CF, Kuo HC, Chien KR. Genetic modifiers of cardiac arrhythmias. Trends Mol Med. 2003 Feb;9(2):59-66. PMID: 12615039