UNIT 4.3 Isolated Cardiac Muscle Assays
Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
Copyright © 2003 by John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Lab Protocol Title
Current Protocols in Pharmacology
How to Cite
Kenakin, T. 2001. Isolated Cardiac Muscle Assays. Current Protocols in Pharmacology. 00:4.3:4.3.1–4.3.10.
- Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
- Published Print: MAR 1998
Isolated cardiac muscle is one of the major tissues used in pharmacological research. It is compact, easily prepared, and functions as a syncytium yielding rapid responses to a variety of agents. Described in this unit are methods of preparing and handling isolated cardiac muscle, a preparation rich in autonomic receptors.