Adrenergic and calcium modulation of the heart in stress: from molecular biology to function.

@article{Krianov2007AdrenergicAC,
  title={Adrenergic and calcium modulation of the heart in stress: from molecular biology to function.},
  author={Oľga Kri{\vz}anov{\'a} and Jaromir Myslivecek and Andrej Tillinger and Dana Jurkovi{\vc}ov{\'a} and Lucia Kubov{\vc}{\'a}kova},
  journal={Stress},
  year={2007},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={173-84}
}
There is strong evidence about the importance of catecholamines and calcium signaling in heart function. Also, interaction of these two systems is well documented. Catecholamines signal through adrenergic receptors, and further activate calcium transport either from the extracellular space, or from the intracellular calcium stores. This review summarizes current knowledge on catecholamine production in the heart, with special focus on the final enzyme in the catecholamine synthesizing pathway… CONTINUE READING