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Differential Expression and Functional Regulation of Delayed Rectifier Channels

  • M. Stengl
  • P. G. A. Volders
  • M. A. Vos
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 242)

Abstract

The terms differential expression and functional regulation have broad meanings, which can overlap and be explained in several ways. In this chapter, functional regulation is considered an acute modulation of the system (delayed rectifier channels in this case) and as such it will be discussed. Differential expression, on the one hand, reflects heterogeneity of delayed rectifiers expression in myocytes from different regions of the healthy heart; on the other hand it can also mean an altered (usually decreased) expression in pathological conditions.

Keywords

Ventricular Myocytes Delay Rectifier Potassium Current Delay Rectifier Current Chromanol 293B Endocardial Myocytes 
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  • M. Stengl
  • P. G. A. Volders
  • M. A. Vos

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