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Cardiac Electrophysiological Differences Between Kunming and C57BL6/J Mice.
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PMID:  22770405     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Objective To investigate the alterations of cardiac electrophysiological properties and substantial mechanism and find the stable arrhythmia mouse model in Kunming (KM) and C57BL6/J (C57) mice.Methods Electrocardiogram recordings were used to analyze the QT interval in vivo, and mono- phasic action potential of right and left ventricular epicardium was recorded to elicit changes of action potential duration (APD) in conventional and programmed electrical stimulation (PES). Transient outward potassium current (Ito) was recorded via whole-cell patch-clamp technique in single right and left epicardial myocytes.Results QT interval was prolonged in KM mice relative to C57 mice (62.51?4.47 ms vs. 52.59?4.85 ms, PConclusion Our data showed that KM mice with the prolonged QT interval and APD are vulnerabilities to ventricular arrhythmia, which are attributed to lower Ito densities in ventricular myocytes obtained from KM mice than that from C57 mice.
Teng Wang; Mu Qin; He Huang; Hong-Liang Li; Cong-Xin Huang
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chinese medical sciences journal = Chung-kuo i hsüeh k'o hsüeh tsa chih / Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1001-9294     ISO Abbreviation:  Chin. Med. Sci. J.     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
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Created Date:  2012-07-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9112559     Medline TA:  Chin Med Sci J     Country:  China    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  80-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University, Cardiovascular Research Institute of Wuhan University, Wuhan 430060, China.
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