Microtubules and Heart-Cell Contraction
The integration of specialized cell functions with cytoskeletal structure is a subject of active interest. Clearly, a correlation between the specialized function of muscle contractility and cytoskeletal elements such as microtubules, microfilaments, intermediate filaments, and the microtrabecular lattice should improve our understanding of heart-cell contraction, cell organization, and the relationship of both to cardiac disease.
KeywordsCytoskeletal Element Parallel Array Microtubule Organization Dibutyryl cAMP Myocyte Contraction
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