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Intercalated disc

Known as: Discus intercalatus, Intercalated Disk 
A complex cell-cell junction at which myofibrils terminate in cardiomyocytes; mediates mechanical and electrochemical integration between individual… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
AIMS Mutations in genes encoding desmosomal proteins have been implicated in the pathogenesis of arrhythmogenic right ventricular… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
RATIONALE The early description of the intercalated disc defined 3 structures, all of them involved in cell-cell communication… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Hypertensive target organ damage, especially cardiac hypertrophy with heart failure and arrhythmia, is a major source… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy (ARVD/C) is characterized by ventricular arrhythmias, sudden… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
AIMS The ultrastructural features of the myocardium in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) have not been… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) is an inherited cardiomyopathy characterized by progressive… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The structural integrity of the heart is maintained by the end-to-end connection between the myocytes called the intercalated… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
The contractile tissue of the heart is composed of individual cells, making specific cell-cell contacts necessary to ensure… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Previously we documented cellular structural changes of a non-degenerative nature in atrial myocytes after atrial… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
CD147 is a broadly expressed plasma membrane glycoprotein containing two immunoglobulin-like domains and a single charge… Expand
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