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… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
RATIONALE The early description of the intercalated disc defined 3 structures, all of them involved in cell-cell communication… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Skeletal muscle cell-derived grafts in the heart may benefit myocardial performance after infarction. Several studies have… (More)
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2002
2002
The contractile force of the cardiomyocyte is transmitted through the adherens junction, a component of the intercalated disc… (More)
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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… (More)
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1999
1999
The intercalated disc is an extremely important specialised structure of cardiac muscle. Intercalated disc alterations have been… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Cardiomyocyte grafting augments myocyte numbers in the heart. We investigated (1) how developmental stage influences… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The insulin-regulated glucose transporter GLUT4 was immunolocalized in rat cardiac muscle under conditions of basal and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Remodeling of myocyte interconnections may be an important determinant of ventricular tachycardia in regions bordering healed… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
As intracellular protein of 130,000 molecular weight was recently isolated in this laboratory from chicken gizzard smooth muscle… (More)
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