Calcium and cell length studies in adult cardiac myocytes
Check out this video from researchers at the Department of Internal Medicine B, University Medicine Greifswald. Using an IonOptix Calcium and Contractility System, they show the effect of functionally active cardiotropic antibodies on cardiac calcium and cell length during stimulated contractions.
Eckerle, L. G., Felix, S. B., Herda, L. R. Measurement of Antibody Effects on Cellular Function of Isolated Cardiomyocytes. J. Vis. Exp. (73), e4237, doi:10.3791/4237 (2013).
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