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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Rapid modulation of L-type calcium current by acutely applied oestrogens in isolated cardiac myocytes from human, guinea-pig and rat.
The mechanism of action of BPS in female cardiac myocytes appears to be similar to that of BPA and involved rapid alteration of myocyte [Ca.
Lipopolysaccharide induces cell shrinkage in rabbit ventricular cardiac myocytes.
Changes in this subunit or Klf15 can affect the potassium current that governs repolarization of the cardiac myocyte.
However, the total length of the cardiac myocytes of the control animals varied considerably.
Stabilization of the B-type natriuretic peptide mRNA in cardiac myocytes by alpha-adrenergic receptor activation: potential roles for protein kinase C and mitogen-activated protein kinase.
Action Potential Prolongation in Cardiac Myocytes of Old Rats is an Adaptation to Sustain Youthful Intracellular Ca2+ Regulation.
Na/K pump current in aggregates of cultured chick cardiac myocytes.
The increase in left ventricular mass is the result of hypertrophy of the cardiac myocytes in non-infarcted myocardium remote to the infarct zone.
Immunologic dialogue between cardiac myocytes, endothelial cells and mononuclear cells.
Investigators had previously shown that giving the diseased and distended left ventricle a rest via LVAD support allows cardiac myocytes to recover biologic function.