Effect of a high-voltage capacitor discharge on optical properties of frog heart muscle

  • I. P. Arleevskii
  • V. K. Bezuglov
  • V. G. Buzukin
Pathological Physiology and General Pathology

Abstract

A high-voltage capacitor discharge caused a sharp increase in the intensity of flux of plane-polarized light passing through a strip of frog heart muscle. This may indicate changes in the optical properties of the tissue due to conformational changes in the membrane proteins.

Key Words

high-voltage discharge heart optical properties 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. P. Arleevskii
  • V. K. Bezuglov
  • V. G. Buzukin

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