Probing the Fractal Pattern of Heartbeats in Drosophila Pupae by Visible Optical Recording System

  title={Probing the Fractal Pattern of Heartbeats in Drosophila Pupae by Visible Optical Recording System},
  author={Chen Lin and Yi-Chung Chang and Ya-Chen Cheng and Po-Jung Lai and Chien-Hung Yeh and Wan-hsin Hsieh and Kun Hu and June-Tai Wu and Hsiu-Hsiang Lee and Men-Tzung Lo and Yi-Lwun Ho},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
Judiciously tuning heart rates is critical for regular cardiovascular function. The fractal pattern of heartbeats — a multiscale regulation in instantaneous fluctuations — is well known for vertebrates. The most primitive heart system of the Drosophila provides a useful model to understand the evolutional origin of such a fractal pattern as well as the alterations of fractal pattern during diseased statuses. We developed a non-invasive visible optical heart rate recording system especially… 


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