ERIC Number: EJ155805
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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Cardiac Muscle Studies with Rat Ventricular Strips
Whitten, Bert K.; Faleschini, Richard J.
Physiology Teacher, 6, 1, 1-4, Jan 77
Details undergraduate physiology laboratory experiments that demonstrate mechanical properties of cardiac muscle, using strips from the ventricle of a rat heart. Includes procedures for obtaining length-tension curves, demonstrating the role of calcium in excitation-contraction coupling, and showing effects of several cardiovascular drugs (epinephrine, norepinephrine, acetylcholine, lidocaine).
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