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  • n. a cardiac muscle cell (or myocyte) in the heart.


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cardio- +‎ myocyte


  • They observed the function of the cardiomyocyte and endothelial cells – both of which must be preserved in order for the transplanted heart to survive over the long term.

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  • This is accomplished by culturing the embryonic stem cells on a solid surface such as gelatin with proteins that direct the cells "into the cardiomyocyte pathway with high fidelity."

  • The adipose cells showed a tendency toward cardiomyocyte regeneration, prominent angiogenesis growth of new blood vessels and reduction in the infarction size.

  • "This idea fits nicely with the findings from a number of groups -- that forced expression of cell cycle regulators can induce cardiomyocyte proliferation in mammals," says Jopling. - latest science and technology news stories

  • The key proteins studied called transcription factors regulate how other genes are turned on and off in a complicated ballet that ultimately instructs a cell to become a cardiomyocyte and where to move and how to function.


  • Using this differentiated mouse cardiomyocyte population, BIN1 siRNA successfully decreases BIN1 expression by 80%, as assayed by Western blot in

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  • To assay the effect on cardiomyocyte calcium transients, we loaded the cells with a fluo 4-AM and imaged with a wide-field epifluorescence microscope.

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  • Cardiomyocyte fluorescence intensity profiles along the cardiomyocyte longitudinal axis are presented in the middle panel.

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  • Full cardiomyocyte views of colocalization between BIN1 and Cav1. 2 are shown in

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  • The frequency domain power spectrum of cardiomyocyte subsections were generated in Matlab using FFT conversion.

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