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Cell Physiology and Cell Biology of Myocardial Cell Caveolae

Handbook of Physiology, The Cardiovascular System, The Heart

  1. Ernest Page1,
  2. Hiroshi Iida2,
  3. Donald D. Doyle3

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp020103

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Page, E., Iida, H. and Doyle, D. D. 2011. Cell Physiology and Cell Biology of Myocardial Cell Caveolae. Comprehensive Physiology. 145–168.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

  2. 2

    Department of Agriculture, University of Kyushu, Japan

  3. 3

    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011


The sections in this article are:

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
    Morphometric Studies
  • 4
    Accessibility of the Lumens of Caveolae to Extracellular Macromolecules
  • 5
    Opening and Closure of Cardiac Myocyte Caveolae
  • 6
    Reversible Changes in Myocardial Cell Caveolar Volume and Surface Density in Hypertonic Solutions
  • 7
    Hypertonic Solutions Increase Mean Caveolar Neck Surface Density and Diameter
  • 8
    Water-Channel Proteins in Mammalian Cardiac Myocytes
  • 9
    Temperature Dependence of the Co-Localization of Aquaporin-1 With Caveolin3
  • 10
    Physiological Role of Aquaporin-1 in Human Cardiac Myocyte Caveolae
  • 11
    Relationship of Atrial Myocyte Caveolae to Atrial Granules
  • 12
    Localization of the Type B Atrial Natriuretic Peptide Receptor in Atrial Myocyte Caveolae
  • 13
    Co-Localization of Endothelium-Derived Nitric Oxide Synthase With Caveolin3 in Rat Cardiac Myocyte Caveolae
  • 14
    Endothelin and Protein Kinase C Isoforms in Cardiac Myocyte Caveolae
  • 15
    Immunoelectron Microscopic Localization of the Monocarboxylate Transporter, MCT-1 in in Situ Rat Left Ventricular Myocytes
  • 16
    Neuregulin Binding to its Receptor in Cardiac Myocyte Caveolae
  • 17
    Adenosine A1 Receptor in Adult Cardiac Ventricular Myocytes
  • 18
    Exploration of Possible Interactions of Cardiac Myocyte Caveolae With Extracellular Matrix and Cytoskeleton-Associated Proteins: Dystrophin and Dystroglycan
  • 19
    Dynamic Clustering of Sphingolipids and Cholesterol to form Functional “Rafts” in Cellular Membranes
  • 20
    Development of More Efficient, Specific, and Sensitive Methods for Identifying the Intracaveolar and Caveolae-Bound Proteins of Cardiac Myocytes
  • 21
    Selected General Topics in Caveolar or Caveolae-Relevant Biology
    • 21.1
      Physical considerations—caveolae as plasma membrane microdomains or plasma membrane-associated microdomains
    • 21.2
      Caveolar Proteins
    • 21.3
      Other Caveolar Proteins: Reality vs. Artifact