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Details for anatomical structure: pericardium

EndoNet ID: ENC00603

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Synonyms

pericardium, heart sac, epicardium, Pericardium

General information

Membranous organ which envelops the heart and consists of two parts, a fibrous investing sac and a visceral layer which covers the surface of the heart

Links to other resources

Cytomer cy0045177

Larger structures

    Substructures

      Secreted hormones

      • Hormone: FGF-9

        • Here, we demonstrate specific expression of Fgf9, Fgf16, and Fgf20 in the epicardium (inner layer of pericardium) and endocardium of the midgestation mouse heart. [1]
      • Hormone: FGF-16

        • Here, we demonstrate specific expression of Fgf9, Fgf16, and Fgf20 in the epicardium (inner layer of pericardium) and endocardium of the midgestation mouse heart. [1]
      • Hormone: FGF-20

        • Here, we demonstrate specific expression of Fgf9, Fgf16, and Fgf20 in the epicardium (inner layer of pericardium) and endocardium of the midgestation mouse heart. [1]

      Receptors

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