Calcium entry blockade prevents leakage of macromolecules induced by ischemia-reperfusion in skeletal muscle.

Calcium kinetics and its intracellular mobilization are important in all biological processes. We used verapamil to examine the effect of calcium entry blockade on microvascular transport of macromolecules in ischemia-reperfusion injury. The rat cremaster muscle was splayed, placed in a Lucite intravital chamber, and suffused with bicarbonate buffer. The… CONTINUE READING