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Myocardial Contraction

Known as: contractions heart, Contraction, Myocardial, Heart--Contraction 
The multicellular organismal process in which the heart decreases in volume in a characteristic way to propel blood through the body. [GOC:dph]
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
The mechanisms by which physical forces regulate endothelial cells to determine the complexities of vascular structure and… Expand
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2010
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2010
Myocardial infarction (MI) is the most frequent cause of heart failure, which is an incapacitating disease with high prevalence… Expand
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2010
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2010
  • M. Gloerich, J. Bos
  • Annual review of pharmacology and toxicology
  • 2010
  • Corpus ID: 37351100
cAMP is a second messenger that is essential for relaying hormonal responses in many biological processes. The discovery of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of human morbidity and mortality. Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is the most common… Expand
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2006
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2006
Intracellular concentrations of redox-active molecules can significantly increase in the heart as a result of activation of… Expand
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2002
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2002
  • E. Carafoli
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 2002
  • Corpus ID: 30262726
An experiment performed in London nearly 120 years ago, which by today's standards would be considered unacceptably sloppy… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
In a screen for early developmental mutants of the zebrafish, we have identified mutations specifically affecting the internal… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
  • J. Ross
  • Circulation
  • 1991
  • Corpus ID: 1664088
Experimental studies demonstrate that short-term regional perfusion-contraction matching, in which the energy demands of regional… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Regulation of cardiac contraction by neurotransmitters and hormones is often correlated with regulation of the L-type Ca2… Expand
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Highly Cited
1966
Highly Cited
1966
IN the course of an investigation of the specificity of acetoacetate which causes electromechanical dissociation1 we found that… Expand
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