muscle fiber

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muscle fiber

[′məs·əl ‚fī·bər]
(histology)
The contractile cell or unit of which muscle is composed.
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Interestingly, atrial myocytes transfected with an adenoviral vector that expresses PC1 can process proANP to both mature ANP and to a truncated form (62).
The most common stressor of atrial myocytes includes the duration of the AF A long duration of AF causes atrial dilatation, enabling formation of more reentry wavelets.
Although neonatal atrial myocytes can be cultured for short periods of time, they do not fully resemble differentiated atrial or ventricular myocytes.

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