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An intercalated disc is an undulating double membrane separating adjacent cells in cardiac muscle fibers. Intercalated discs support synchronized contraction of cardiac tissue. They can easily be visualized by a longitudinal section of the tissue.
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Aspects of the topic intercalated-disc are discussed in the following places at Britannica. Assorted References cardiovascular system ( in cardiovascular system (anatomy): Wall of the heart ) ...cell volume, mitochondria occupy about 25 percent and provide the necessary energy for contraction. To facilitate energy and calcium conductance in cardiac muscle...
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Myocyte intercalated discs were analysed by transmission electron microscope and ... Intercalated discs were first photographed ... Intercalated discs findings ...
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2.3 Intercalated discs. 3 Role of calcium in contraction. 4 Regeneration of ... Under electron microscopy, an intercalated disc's path appears more complex. ...
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The intercalated disc of adult cardiac muscle consists of three main junctional ... This suggests that the intercalated disc was saturated with cadherin protein in ...
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Stacked images of intercalated discs were traced with IPLab ... Immunoblotting of intercalated disc-associated proteins in ... intercalated disc ...
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The nexus in the intercalated disc of the canine heart: quantitative data for an ... of radiopotassium across intercalated disks of mammalian cardiac muscle. ...
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What is the purpose of the intercalated discs in cardiac muscle At an intercalated disc, the cell membranes of two adjacent cardiac muscle cells are extensively ...
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