Cardiac Protein Synthesis in Stress: Overload, Ethanol and Anoxia

  • Sidney S. Schreiber
  • Murray Oratz
  • Marcus A. Rothschild
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 62)


Protein synthesis is of major importance in maintenance of cellular structure and viability. In the heart, proteins include those with structural, contractile and enzymatic function. Since changes in cardiac size, gross structure and function have long been known to occur with different stresses, the assay of protein synthesis has become of increasing importance, and the present paper will examine alterations of such synthesis in specific stresses as hemodynamic overload, anoxia and exposure to ethanol or its metabolites.


Protein Synthesis Coronary Flow Contractile Protein Ethanol Exposure Specific Radioactivity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sidney S. Schreiber
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Murray Oratz
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Marcus A. Rothschild
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Nuclear MedicineVeterans Administration Medical CenterN.Y.USA
  2. 2.Department of MedicineNew York University School of MedicineUSA
  3. 3.Department of BiochemistryNew York University School of DentistryUSA

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