Calcium and arrhythmogenesis.

@article{Keurs2007CalciumAA,
  title={Calcium and arrhythmogenesis.},
  author={Hendrick E D J ter Keurs and Penelope A. Boyden},
  journal={Physiological reviews},
  year={2007},
  volume={87 2},
  pages={457-506}
}
Triggered activity in cardiac muscle and intracellular Ca2+ have been linked in the past. However, today not only are there a number of cellular proteins that show clear Ca2+ dependence but also there are a number of arrhythmias whose mechanism appears to be linked to Ca2+-dependent processes. Thus we present a systematic review of the mechanisms of Ca2+ transport (forward excitation-contraction coupling) in the ventricular cell as well as what is known for other cardiac cell types. Second, we… CONTINUE READING

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