Forkhead transcription factors and cardiovascular biology

Kyriakos N. Papanicolaou, Yasuhiro Izumiya, Kenneth Walsh

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The Forkhead family of transcription factors modulates a wide variety of cellular functions in cardiovascular tissues. In this review article, we discuss recent advances in our understanding of regulation provided by the forkhead factors in cardiac myocytes and vascular cells.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)16-31
Number of pages16
JournalCirculation research
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Angiogenesis
  • Endothelial cells
  • Forkhead
  • Transcription factors
  • Vascular biology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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