Python plasma may have implications for human heart disease

10/27/2011 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

University of Colorado researchers found that three fatty acids present in high concentrations in pythons cause hypertrophy of the reptile's heart cells after eating. When plasma from a satiated python was injected into mice, their heart cells also enlarged in a healthy manner. The scientists hope to use this information to find treatments for human heart disease.

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