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The role of metabolomics in myocardial infarction: a recent mini-review

  • Xuguang Miao1
  • Cui Song1
  • Pu Zhen2

1Department of Cardiology, Beijing Anzhen Hospital, Affiliated with Capital Medical University, 100029 Beijing, China

2Department of Cardiology, People's Hospital of Lhasa, 850000 Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China

DOI: 10.22514/sv.2021.252

Submitted: 15 October 2021 Accepted: 10 November 2021

Online publish date: 30 December 2021

*Corresponding Author(s): Cui Song E-mail:
*Corresponding Author(s): Pu Zhen E-mail:


Myocardial infarction (MI) is one of the most common and important causes of heart failure in critical care and emergency medicine. Incidence of MI and MI-related mortality have been on the rise in the recent past. Metabolomics is a new field that entails analysis of profiles of metabolites (<1250 Da) in living organisms. Currently, several studies have extensively explored the application of metabolomics in medical field. In the current article, the emerging applications of next-generation metabolomics on MI in the previous 10 years were reviewed. The present article thus provides references for further use of metabolomics to guide clinical treatment and provides a basis for prevention of cardiovascular events.


Myocardial infarction; Metabolomics; Metabolic biomarkers; Occurrence prediction; Molecular mechanisms

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Xuguang Miao,Cui Song,Pu Zhen. The role of metabolomics in myocardial infarction: a recent mini-review. Signa Vitae. 2022.doi:10.22514/sv.2021.252.


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