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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Élisabeth Walsh-Wilkinson performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper.

Marie-Claude Drolet performed the experiments.

Charlie Le Houillier performed the experiments, analyzed the data.

Ève-Marie Roy performed the experiments, analyzed the data.

Marie Arsenault conceived and designed the experiments, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Jacques Couet conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Animal Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

The protocol was approved by the Université Laval’s Animal Protection Committee and followed the recommendations of the Canadian Council on Laboratory Animal Care.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

Animal characteristics and echocardiographic data are provided in a Supplemental file (End of protocol.xlsx). qRT-PCR ratio to sham animals data of Figure 3 and 4 are also provides.

Funding

This work was supported by operating grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (MOP‐106479) and the IUCPQ Foundation. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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