Redox control of cardiac rhythm

  title={Redox control of cardiac rhythm},
  author={V. I. Kapelko},
  journal={Biochemistry (Moscow)},
The rhythm of cardiac beats is generated by pacemaker cells differing from other cardiomyocytes by the presence of slow diastolic depolarization. Consistently activated transmembrane ionic currents provide cyclic excitation of pacemakers, forming the original “membrane clocks”. A new concept has been forwarded in the last decade according to which periodic… CONTINUE READING