Biopacemaking

ISBN: 978-3-540-72109-3 (Print) 978-3-540-72110-9 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-VIII

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    Pages 1-5

    Biopacemaking: Clinically Attractive, Scientifically a Challenge

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    Pages 6-26

    Embryological Development of Pacemaker Hierarchy and Membrane Currents Related to the Function of the Adult Sinus Node: Implications for Autonomic Modulation of Biopacemakers

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    Pages 27-44

    Creation of a Biological Pacemaker by Gene- or Cell-Based Approaches

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    Pages 45-62

    Creating a Cardiac Pacemaker by Gene Therapy

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    Pages 63-78

    Biological Pacemakers Based on If

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    Pages 79-93

    Gene Therapy to Create Biological Pacemakers

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    Pages 94-104

    Inhibition of Cardiomyocyte Automaticity by Electrotonic Application of Inward Rectifier Current from Kir2.1 Expressing Cells

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    Pages 105-120

    Propagation of Pacemaker Activity

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    Pages 121-148

    Computer Modelling of the Sinoatrial Node

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    Pages 149-167

    Application of Mesenchymal Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes as Bio-pacemakers: Current Status and Problems to Be Solved

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    Pages 168-177

    Enrichment of Cardiac Pacemaker-Like Cells: Neure gulin-1 and Cyclic amp Increase If-Current Density and Connexin 40 mRNA Levels in Fetal Cardiomyocytes

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 179-182