Tomoka Takatani-Nakase et al.
Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 463(1-2), 13-17 (2015-05-17)
Caspase-independent, non-apoptotic cell death is an important therapeutic target in myocardial ischemia. Leptin, an adipose-derived hormone, is known to exhibit cytoprotective effects on the ischemic heart, but the mechanisms are poorly understood. In this research, we found that pretreatment of