cardiac muscle

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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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Highly specific and potent kinase inhibitors developed by Cytopia have been shown to block signaling pathways in cardiac myocytes that are associated with heart failure.
Comparison of SERCA1 and SERCA2a expressed in COS-1 cells and cardiac myocytes.
2001), where they may produce direct effects on cardiac myocytes, resulting in inflammation, arrhythmia, or myocardial infarction.
Because cardiac myocytes possess a biosynthetic apparatus, including enzymes for elaborate propeptide processing, cardiac prohormone maturation has proven to be much more complex than initially assumed.
Together, these findings indicate that plasma miR-208 is a cardiac-specific biomarker that reflects the extent of cardiac myocyte injury but isnotsubstantially influenced by antecedent cardiac hypertrophy, renal function, or cellular injury involving other organs.
3) Define the contribution of Abcg2-positive cells to cardiac myocyte creation after myocardial infarction, using fate mapping techniques with tamoxifen-dependent Cre recombinase driven by the Abcg2 locus.
Additionally, modulation of electrical activity of cardiac myocyte by natural occurring chemical compounds may present a therapeutic application, especially in the context of cardiac arrhythmias (Li et al.
This is logical when one considers the nature of the acute coronarysyndrome, where in the vast majority of cases there is rupture of a plaque, leading to emboli causing cardiac myocyte ischemia and death.
1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3 regulation of cardiac myocyte proliferation and hypertrophy.
Changes in this subunit or Klf15 can affect the potassium current that governs repolarization of the cardiac myocyte.