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Research Article

Renalase Deficiency in Heart Failure Model of Rats—A Potential Mechanism Underlying Circulating Norepinephrine Accumulation

  • Rong Gu,

    Affiliation: Department of Cardiology, Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital, Nanjing University Medical School, Nanjing, China

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  • Wen Lu,

    Affiliation: Department of Cardiology, Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital, Nanjing University Medical School, Nanjing, China

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  • Jun Xie,

    Affiliation: Department of Cardiology, Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital, Nanjing University Medical School, Nanjing, China

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  • Jian Bai,

    Affiliation: Department of Cardiology, Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital, Nanjing University Medical School, Nanjing, China

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  • Biao Xu mail

    xubiao@medmail.com.cn

    Affiliation: Department of Cardiology, Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital, Nanjing University Medical School, Nanjing, China

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  • Published: January 31, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0014633

About the Authors

Rong Gu, Wen Lu, Jun Xie, Jian Bai, Biao Xu
Department of Cardiology, Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital, Nanjing University Medical School, Nanjing, China

Corresponding Author

Email: xubiao@medmail.com.cn

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RG BX. Performed the experiments: RG WL JX JB BX. Analyzed the data: RG WL JX JB. Wrote the paper: RG BX.