Targeting Mitochondria for Therapy of Cardiovascular Disease

  • Biaus Samanta
  • Satabdi Banerjee
  • Suman K. Nandy
  • Sajal Chakraborti


Mitochondria play a crucial role in regulation of rhythmical contraction of myocardium, myocardiocyte physiology, stress response and redox signaling cascades, and overall heart function, principally by meeting the energy demand through oxidative phosphorylation. Mitochondrial dysfunction and subsequent imbalance in ATP supply often leads to diseased condition. Although cardiovascular diseases are attributed to almost one third of annual global death, universally accepted strategies for treatment of myocardial cardiomyopathies are yet to be established. This review summarizes the classical and futuristic therapies for treatment of heart diseases.


Cardiovascular disease (CVD) Mitochondria ROS Myocardial cardiomyopathy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Biaus Samanta
    • 1
  • Satabdi Banerjee
    • 2
  • Suman K. Nandy
    • 3
  • Sajal Chakraborti
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of CardiologyMedical CollegeKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Department of Environmental ManagementWilliam Carey UniversityShillongIndia
  3. 3.Bioinformatics Infrastructure Facility (BIF)North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU)TuraIndia
  4. 4.Department of Biochemistry and BiophysicsUniversity of KalyaniKalyaniIndia

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