Skip Nav Destination
1-1 of 1
Keywords: Peripheral couplingClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (7): jeb197640.
Published: 1 April 2019
... reticulum (SR) within the cardiomyocyte. Distances between CRUs influence the diffusion of Ca 2+ , thus influencing the rate and strength of excitation–contraction coupling. Avian myocytes lack T-tubules, so Ca 2+ from surface CRUs (peripheral couplings, PCs) must diffuse to internal CRU sites...
Includes: Supplementary data