Edited by: Karen Young Kreeger
M.S. Marber, R. Mestril, S.-H. Chi, M.R. Sayen, D.M. Yellen, W.H. Dillman, "Overexpression of the rat inducible 70-kD heat stress protein in a transgenic mouse increases the resistance of the heart to ischemic injury," Journal of Clinical Investigation, 95:1446-56, 1995. (Cited in nearly 50 publications as of December 1996) Comments by Wolfgang H. Dillman, University of California, San Diego
CARDIAC PROTECTION: UC-San Diego’s Wolfgang Dillman, right, and coauthor Ruben Mestril speculated that flooding heart cells with heat shock proteins might protect them from mycardial infarcts.