Browsing University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus by Author "Walker, Lori"
Author(s):Bartman, Colleen Marie
Date Submitted:2018Throughout evolutionary time, all organisms and species on Earth evolved with an adaptation to consistent oscillations of sunlight and darkness, now recognized as ‘circadian rhythm.’ Single-cellular to multi-system organisms ...
Date Submitted:2013The sympathetic "fight-or-flight" acceleration of heart rate results from stimulation of β-adrenergic receptors (βARs) in myocytes in the sinoatrial node (sinoatrial myocytes; SAMs). Some of the downstream targets of βAR ...
Author(s):St. Clair, Joshua Roy
Date Submitted:2014Myocytes within the sinoatrial node (sinoatrial myocytes, "SAMs") generate spontaneous action potentials that initiate each heartbeat. These spontaneous action potentials are a result of coordinated ionic conductances ...