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Cardiac Purkinje cells.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19939742     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Purkinje cells are specialized for rapid propagation in the heart. Furthermore, Purkinje fibers as the source as well as the perpetuator of arrhythmias is a familiar finding. This is not surprising considering their location in the heart and their unique cell ultrastructure, cell electrophysiology, and mode of excitation-contraction coupling. This review touches on each of these points as we outline what is known today about Purkinje fibers/cells.
Penelope A Boyden; Masanori Hirose; Wen Dun
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Review     Date:  2009-09-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1556-3871     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Rhythm     Publication Date:  2010 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-02-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101200317     Medline TA:  Heart Rhythm     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  127-35     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pharmacology, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA.
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