Sex differences and the effects of ovariectomy on the β-adrenergic contractile response.

Abstract

The presence of sex differences in myocardial β-adrenergic responsiveness is controversial, and limited studies have addressed the mechanism underlying these differences. Studies were performed using isolated perfused hearts from male, intact female and ovariectomized female mice to investigate sex differences and the effects of ovarian hormone withdrawal… (More)
DOI: 10.1152/ajpheart.00711.2010

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