Effect of hypoxia during early organogenesis on cardiac activity and noradrenergic regulation in the postnatal period


Cardiac activity in rats during the postnatal period was studied in vitro and in vivo after exposure of rat pups to antenatal acute hypobaric hypoxia at the stage of organogenesis (day 9–10 of gestation). Cultured cardiomyocytes from rat pups exposed to antenatal hypoxia were characterized by increased rate of contractions and decreased reactivity to… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10517-006-0412-9

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