Inactivation of Calcium Currents in Muscle Fibers from Balanus

  • M. Luxoro
  • V. Nassar-Gentina
Part of the Series of the Centro de Estudios Científicos de Santiago book series (SCEC)


Our interest in calcium currents arose from our intention to approach an understanding of excitation-contraction coupling in muscle fibers from Balanus (Bacigalupo et al., 1979; Hidalgo et al., 1979; Luxoro and Nassar-Gentina, 1984). For a full account of recent developments on the subject, the student is referred to recent reviews (Reuter, 1979; Hagiwara and Byerly, 1981; Tsien, 1983; Kostyuk, 1984).


Calcium Current Neuron Body Calcium Depletion Snail Neuron Intracellular Perfusion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Luxoro
    • 1
  • V. Nassar-Gentina
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratorio de Fisiología Celular, Facultades de Medicina y CienciasUniversidad de ChileSantiagoChile

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