A circRNA/miR axis contributes to hypoxia-induced cardiomyocyte death

Paola Costelli


The prevalence of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) is steadily increasing worldwide. In this regard, the 2016 report of The American Heart Association showed that the projection of global mortality due to CVD in 2030 could be about 23 million, 36% more than that reported in 2012 (1).