Significance of Carbonic Anhydrase in the Function of Skeletal Muscle
To look into the function of CA, we have started our work with the excised frog gastrocitemius muscle with its nerve supply intact (Scheid and Siffert 1985). The muscle was suspended in air in an apparatus that allowed measurement of single-twitch isometric force. After a control, the muscle of one body side was incubated in frog Ringer’s solution containing one of the CA inhibitors, acetazolamide, ethoxzolamide, or methazolamide; the muscle of the other body side was incubated, as control, in Ringer’s solution without inhibitor.
KeywordsAcetazolamide Lamide Methazolamide Ethoxzolamide
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