Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Mini Review Volume 4 Issue 7

Micro-RNAs in the Heart: More than a Biomarker

Seyedreza Ghiassi*

Assistant Professor of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Islamic Azad University, Branch of Garmsar, Garmsar, Iran

*Corresponding Author: Seyedreza Ghiassi, Assistant Professor of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Islamic Azad University, Branch of Garmsar, Garmsar, Iran.

Received: June 10, 2022; Published:


Biomarkers of heart diseases are important in veterinary medicine because most cardiac conditions in dogs and cats are progressive, and some have a genetic basis. Biomarkers can be used either as a diagnostic tool or a therapeutic option. Several studies have been done on cardiac biomarkers, most of which investigated the role of pro-BNP and cardiac troponin I (cTnI) in heart diseases and congestive heart failure in dogs and cats‎ [15]. Novel promising biomarkers‎ [14], including Galectin-3 [‎10], heart-type fatty acid-binding protein (H-FABP) ‎[13], soluble suppression of tumorigenicity 2 (sST2)‎ [11], and micro-RNA (miRNA)‎ [12] have been recently drawn attention to their role as prognostic or therapeutic factors in cardiovascular diseases of dogs and cats. Among these, MiRNAs, as will be explained in this writing, have a more distinguished place in human and veterinary cardiology [‎12].

Keywords: Micro; RNAs; Heart; Biomarker


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Citation: Seyedreza Ghiassi. “Micro-RNAs in the Heart: More than a Biomarker". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.7 (2022): 00-00.


Copyright: © 2022 Seyedreza Ghiassi. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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