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    Topics of Research

    • Membrane-bound guanylyl cyclase receptors and their peptide ligands
    • cGMP-mediated signal transduction in the cardiovascular system
    • Gene targeting in mice (Cre-loxP system): application to dissect the tissue-specific effects of cardiac natriuretic peptides
    • Local, cardiac cyclic GMP-mediated effects of the natriuretic peptides ANP, BNP and CNP
    • Effects of natriuretic peptides on vascular endothelial permeability and angiogenesis