Optical Monitoring of Mitochondrial Membrane Potential in Intact Myocardium and Its Application to the Development of Tissue Injury Caused by Calcium Readmission to the Isolated Perfused Heart

  • Ilmo Hassinen
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 200)


In evaluating the contribution of all the putative mechanisms of regulation of cellular respiration (for references, see ref. 1), information is needed on the metabolic state of mitochondria in situ in cells2. This has been partially achieved in suspensions of isolated cells, but data concerning intact tissues are still scarce.


Mitochondrial Membrane Potential Intact Tissue Mitochondrial Depolarization Perfuse Heart Calcium Paradox 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ilmo Hassinen
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  1. 1.Department of Medical BiochemistryUniversity of OuluOuluFinland

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