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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Rb and p130 control cell cycle gene silencing to maintain the postmitotic phenotype in cardiac myocytes.
Under these circumstances, SERCA2a determines both rate and amplitude of the contraction and relaxation of the cardiac myocytes.
Increased sarcoplasmic reticulum calcium leak but unaltered contractility by acute CaMKII overexpression in isolated rabbit cardiac myocytes," Circulation Research, vol.
2]) combined with hypoxia protects neonatal cardiac myocyte but not cardiac fibroblast from hypoxic injury, and apoptosis decreased in human ES-derived cardiac myocytes [34].
For all other experiments, heart excisions were performed in the morning between 0900 and 1200 hours, and assessments of the cardiac myocytes were performed during the rest of the business day.
Cardiac myocytes express TLR-4 receptors and are susceptible to direct damage by LPS exposure.
Cardiac myocyte hypertrophy with enlarged and hyperchromatic nuclei (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnification x100).
Selective dysregulation of nitric oxide synthase type 3 in cardiac myocytes but not coronary microvascular endothelial cells of spontaneously hypertensive rat.
The quality of available human stem cells varied so widely, even within a given batch, that the only way to conduct a scientifically accurate study, and establish standards, "was to use mouse stem cells," Parker said, specifically embryonic- and iPS-derived cardiac myocytes.
Therefore, the study of cardiac myocytes, differentiation, development, and maturation in buffalo is very important to know the mechanism of fundamental development, congenital malformation, and inability of mature heart to regenerate.
Furthermore, a study in rats has shown reduced left ventricular contractility after bortezomib administration, which was attributed to reduced ATP synthesis in mitochondria of cardiac myocytes (4).
Cardiac fibroblasts also produce BNP but its circulated amounts are released from cardiac myocytes as main source [1].