• Defective Cilia Tied to Heart Valve Birth Defects: Study

    1 month ago - By Medindia Health

    Mutation in a gene regulating the production of cilia are associated with the development of Bicuspid aortic valve , the most common heart valve birth defect.
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  • Mutated ciliary genes tied to heart valve birth defect

    Mutated ciliary genes tied to heart valve birth defect

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    The heart pumps blood throughout the body to provide the needed oxygen and nutrients. In the heart, blood flows to get oxygen from the lungs to deliver to the cells. Some of the most important structures in the heart are the valves, because they prevent the backflow of blood, avoiding the mixture of oxygenated blood with the ones that still need to be oxygenated.
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