Tropomyosin is in a reduced state in rat cardiac muscle

Letter to the Editor


Reactive Oxygen Species Skeletal Muscle EGTA Cardiac Muscle Dynamic Stability 
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We appreciate the critical reading of the manuscript by Dr. Zenon Grabarek and support from the National Institutes of Health (HL91162).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sherwin S. Lehrer
    • 1
  • Socheata Ly
    • 1
  • Franklin Fuchs
    • 1
  1. 1.Cardiovascular ProgramBoston Biomedical Research InstituteWatertownUSA

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