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Subcellular Calcium Compartmentation and Exchange in the Cardiac Cell: Relation to Contractile Control

  • Glenn A. Langer
  • Terrell L. Rich
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 311)

Abstract

It is the ultimate goal of studies underway at the UCLA Cardiovascular Research Laboratory to identify, in the intact functional cell, the content and exchange characteristics of the calcium (Ca) in the various subcellular organelles. Until this is done a final, comprehensive model of excitation-contraction coupling processes as they perform and interrelate in vivo cannot be realized.

Keywords

Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Calcium Release Channel Compartment Size Intermediate Compartment Cardiac Sarcolemma 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Glenn A. Langer
    • 1
  • Terrell L. Rich
    • 1
  1. 1.Cardiovascular Research LaboratoryUCLA School of MedicineLos AngelesUSA

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