myocyte


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myocyte

[′mī·ə‚sīt]
(histology)
A contractile cell.
A muscle cell.
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LPS stimulation of TLR-4 receptors causes depression of the myocyte contractility; they impair beta-adrenergic reactivity, and induce apoptosis through the cardiac renin-angiotensin system and the angiotensin type 1 receptors.
current (KATP), which is known to induce membrane hyperpolarization in cardiac myocyte and cardioprotection upon its activation (Baczko et al.
Because the level of this KChIP2 protein fluctuates during the circadian or daily cycle, it can change the size of the potassium current in cardiac myocytes.
LV filling and myocyte relaxation displays a complex interplay during diastole, which is influenced by many factors such as loading conditions, systolic emptying, myocardial ischemia, heart rate, and intracellular calcium cycling (38).
This section focuses on 5 reactive and "pseudoneoplastic" tumors of the heart, which mimic true neoplasms either grossly (including by clinical imaging) or microscopically, and include (1) inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT), (2) hamartoma of mature cardiac myocytes (HMCM), (3) mesothelial/monocytic incidental cardiac excrescences (MICE), (4) calcified amorphous tumor (CAT), and (5) lipomatous hypertrophy of the atrial septum (LHAS).
NUMERICAL DENSITY AND TOTAL NUMBER OF MYOCYTE NUCLEI
NOS (nNOS, eNOS, iNOS), distributed in myocytes, plays a dual role, either acting as the trigger or mediator in isoflurane-induced cardio-protection (15).
to] current density has been shown to be decreased in the myocytes of animal models of altered glucose metabolism, including streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic rats (Xu et al.
The development of beat-rate synchronization of rat myocyte pairs in cell culture.
Estrogen therapy abolished the increase in cardiac myocyte cross-sectional that was present in the remodeled myocardium of the placebo-treated rats (306 [+ or -] 12 [micro][m.