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Contact: Rachel Champeau
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University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences

Impact of MicroRNA-193 on Pulmonary Hypertension

Caption: This image shows the differences in the structure of a small lung artery (top row) and heart (lower row) of rodents without disease (far left column); with pulmonary hypertension (middle) and a diseased rodent (right) treated with the molecule microRNA193. Note the very narrowed lung artery, and thick walls and larger chamber of the heart in the diseased animal and improvements with microRNA-193 treatment.

Credit: UCLA

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