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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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.
Tumor necrosis factor-alpha-induced expression of heat shock protein 72 in adult feline cardiac myocytes. Am J Physiol 1996; 270: 1231-9.
Cardiac myocyte size increased significantly from baseline in the placebo group.
NNBP was superior to NHCA in enhancing myocardial tissue perfusion, inhibiting myocardial cTnI degradation, and alleviating cardiac myocyte apoptosis and preserving heart contractile function in hypertrophied hearts for valve surgery.
hESC differentiation with suspension EB method results in around 30% cardiac myocyte population [41]; however, the efficacy of cardiac differentiation may vary depending on stem cell line or experimental circumstances [7, 8, 42-44].
Furthermore, anandamide activated the ATP-sensitive [K.sup.+] current (KATP), which is known to induce membrane hyperpolarization in cardiac myocyte and cardioprotection upon its activation (Baczko et al.
Our results show increased numbers of cardiac myocyte nuclei and increased collagen deposition in the offspring of pregestational diabetics.
Decreased SERCA uptake and decreased expression of the SERCA2a, cause cardiac myocyte dysfunction (9).
Immunofluorescence labeling was used to measure the cell surface area, and 3H-leucine incorporation was used to detect the synthesis of total protein in neonatal rat cardiac myocytes (NRCMs) with the overexpression of miR-24.
(2006) Silibinin Protects against Isoproterenol Induced Rat Cardiac Myocyte Injury through Mitochondrial Pathway after Up-Regulation of SIRT1.
In this respect, it has been demonstrated to exert cardioprotective properties, e.g., following isoproterenol-induced cardiac myocyte injury [3, 4] or doxorubinin-mediated cardiotoxicity [5].