myocyte


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my·o·cyte

 (mī′ə-sīt′)
n.
A muscle cell.

[myo- + -cyte.]
Translations

my·o·cyte

n. miocito, célula del tejido muscular.
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Myocyte proliferation in end-stage cardiac failure in humans.
The cell death of cardiomyocytes was measured by in situ ligation of hairpin oligonucleotide probes, and myocyte proliferation was determined by immunohistochemistry.
Shao et al., "Suppression of endothelin-1-induced cardiac myocyte hypertrophy by PPAR agonists: role of diacylglycerol kinase zeta," Cardiovascular Research, vol.
The correlation is explained physiologically; DKA increases serum catecholamines, and the metabolic acidosis that ensues prevents the healthy myocyte's stepwise chemical channel processes, most notably the sarcoplasmic reticulum's ability to release Ca++.
Bers, "Transgenic CaMK II deltaC overexpression uniquely alters cardiac myocyte [Ca.sup.2+] handling: reduced SR [Ca.sup.2+] load and activated SR [Ca.sup.2+]," Circulation Research, vol.
Microscopically, the classic histopathologic features of GCM are prominent myocyte necrosis associated with a multifocal or diffuse inflammatory cell infiltrate composed of abundant T lymphocytes, multinucleated giant cells, plasma cells, easily identified eosinophils, and occasional neutrophils.
It possesses a unique dual mode of action, combining inotropic (myocyte contraction) and lusotropic (myocyte relaxation) effects.
Their cardiovascular efficiency may be enhanced, but the LPS release is causing myocyte damage.
Faber, "Myocyte enlargement, differentiation, and proliferation kinetics in the fetal sheep heart," Journal of Applied Physiology, vol.
The aim of the study was to optimize the effective dose of 5-azacytidine for promoting the cardiomyocyte and myocyte differentiation capabilities of human mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs).
The RV reaches this hypothesized limit at average myocyte sizes fairly smaller than those concurrently viewed in the LV.