DNA methylation of a PLPP3 MIR transposon-based enhancer promotes an osteogenic programme in calcific aortic valve disease

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Mkannez, Ghada; Gagné-Ouellet, Valérie; Jalloul Nsaibia, Mohamed; Boulanger, Marie-Chloé; Rosa, Mickael; Argaud, Deborah; Hadji, Fayez; Gaudreault, Nathalie; Rhéaume, Gabrielle; Bouchard, Luigi; Bossé, Yohan; Mathieu, Patrick;
(2018)

AIMS: Calcific aortic valve disease (CAVD) is characterized by the osteogenic transition of valve interstitial cells (VICs). In CAVD, lysophosphatidic acid (LysoPA), a lipid mediator with potent osteogenic activity, is produced in the aortic valve (AV) and is degraded b... View more
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