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The L-type calcium channel in the heart: the beat goes on
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(Journal Article): The L-type calcium channel in the heart: the beat goes on
Bodi I, Mikala G, Koch SE, Akhter SA, Schwartz A (Institute of Molecular Pharmacology and Biophysics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, )
IN: J Clin Invest 2005; 115(12):3306-3317
Impact Factor(s) of J Clin Invest: 14.204 (2004), 14.307 (2003), 14.118 (2001)

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ABSTRACT: Sydney Ringer would be overwhelmed today by the implications of his simple experiment performed over 120 years ago showing that the heart would not beat in the absence of Ca2+. Fascination with the role of Ca2+ has proliferated into all aspects of our



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