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cardiac muscle

[′kärd·ē‚ak ¦məs·əl]
(histology)
The principal tissue of the vertebrate heart; composed of a syncytium of striated muscle fibers.
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Moreover, the relative H-FABP gene mRNA level in cardiac muscle was very high.
Correlations between H-FABP and A-FABP gene mRNA expression and IMF content and abdominal fat in Rugao and Luyuan chickens H-FABP gene A-FABP gene mRNA mRNA Cardiac muscle -0.
The scientists also said they are planning to develop a cardiac muscle sheet from human stem cells in bone marrow or embryonic stem cells, believed to be capable of generating nerves and liver tissue as well as heart muscles.
Okano, Sawa and others grew the rats' cardiac muscle cells to form the 1 by 1 centimeter sheet 0.
Total RNA was prepared from the cardiac muscle of the patient and the control by the single-step method described by Chomczynski and Sacchi (7).
1 and 5, 4 and 9, and 10 and 16) were used to amplify exons 1-3, 4-5, and 6-8, respectively, of the CK-M cDNA from the cardiac muscle of the patient (8).
As shown in Table 1, total CK activity of the patient's tissues was 1/10 for skeletal muscle, 1/35 for cardiac muscle, and 1/24 for smooth muscle compared with those of the control tissues.
The researcher revealed that, in culture, the cells divided for a few days before differentiating into mature cardiac muscles.
The researchers also found that cardiac myocetes, the type of heart muscle cells that are capable of coordinated contraction, derived from these progenitor cells contracted with a level of force - the defining characteristic of cardiac muscle - that was the same as neonatal cardiac myocytes.