Adenosine-induced increase in myocardial adenine nucleotides without adenosine-induced systemic hypotension


In anaesthetized rabbits, the i.v. application of 1% adenosine (Ado) for 3 hours at a rate of 4 ml·h−1·kg−1 body weight increased the myocardial tissue levels of adenine nucleotides (AN) above the normal values by 39%. This increase in ATP and the sum of AN is a metabolic effect of the continuous and high supply of Ado and does not result from the Ado… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01906743


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