Membrane currents in the rabbit atrioventricular node cell

@article{Kokubun1982MembraneCI,
  title={Membrane currents in the rabbit atrioventricular node cell},
  author={Shinichiro Kokubun and Masao Nishimura and Akinori Noma and Hiroshi Irisawa},
  journal={Pfl{\"u}gers Archiv},
  year={1982},
  volume={393},
  pages={15-22}
}
The rabbit A-V node was dissected into pieces (0.2×0.2×0.2 mm) smaller than its space constant of 692±96 μm (n=5). These small specimens showed spontaneous action potentials whose configurations were similar to those of large specimens before dissection. The membrane time constant was 21.5±1.5 ms (n=5). Voltage clamp experiments were performed on the above specimens using the two-microelectrode technique. On depolarization from the holding potential of −40 mV to various potential levels a… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 31 extracted citations

Optical mapping of atrioventricular node reveals a conduction barrier between atrial and nodal cells.

American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology • 1998
View 20 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Cardiac ionic currents and acute ischemia: from channels to arrhythmias.

Physiological reviews • 1999
View 10 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Cardiac strong inward rectifier potassium channels.

Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology • 2010
View 1 Excerpt

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 37 references

Ca and Na selectivity of the active membrane of rabbit AV nodal cells.

The American journal of physiology • 1979
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Evidence that the current if in sino-atrial node has a potassium component

HF Brown, J Kimura, SJ Noble
J Physiol (Lond) • 1980
View 1 Excerpt

Slow current systems in the rabbit atrioventricular node

A Noma, H Irisawa, +3 authors Y Watanabe
Nature • 1980

Electrogenesis of the action potential and automaticity

E Carmeliet, J Vereecke
1979
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…