Chapter 17. Osteopontin: The Link Between the Immune System and Cardiac Remodeling

  1. Ronald Ross Watson1,2 and
  2. Douglas F. Larson3
  1. Samira Najmaii,
  2. Qianli Yu and
  3. Douglas F. Larson

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692325.ch17

Immune Dysfunction and Immunotherapy in Heart Disease

Immune Dysfunction and Immunotherapy in Heart Disease

How to Cite

Najmaii, S., Yu, Q. and Larson, D. F. (2007) Osteopontin: The Link Between the Immune System and Cardiac Remodeling, in Immune Dysfunction and Immunotherapy in Heart Disease (eds R. R. Watson and D. F. Larson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692325.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Nutritional Sciences, The University of Arizona; and Sarver Heart Center, College of Medicine, The University of Arizona

  2. 2

    Division of Health Promotion Sciences, Mel and Enid Zuckerman Arizona College of Public Health, The University of Arizona Tucson, AZ USA

  3. 3

    Sarver Heart Center College of Medicine The University of Arizona Tucson, AZ USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405155687

Online ISBN: 9780470692325

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Keywords:

  • osteopontin;
  • immune system;
  • cardiac remodeling;
  • fibroblasts;
  • collagen

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Background

  • Post-translational collagen

  • Matricellular proteins

  • OPN and immune function

  • OPN and cardiac remodeling

  • Conclusion

  • References