Characterization of Beta-Adrenoceptors in Sinoatrial Node and Left Ventricular Myocardium of Diabetic Rat Hearts by Quantitative Autoradiography
Although it has been reported that the response of catecholamines to myocardial contractility and heart rate are reduced in diabetic animals (1–6), very little is known about the beta-adrenoceptors in the conduction system of diabetic animals (7). We characterized beta-adrenoceptors in sinoatrial node (SA) and left ventricle of diabetic rat hearts by quantitiative autoradiography.
KeywordsDiabetic Animal Diabetic Heart Sinoatrial Node Quantitative Autoradiography Autoradiographic Localization
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