muscle fiber

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Related to Atrial myocytes: Atrial natriuretic peptide, Atrial myxoma
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Synonyms for muscle fiber

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As mentioned, it is a well-established fact that atrial myocytes contain secretory granules for peptide storage, which led to the primary hypothesis about the endocrine heart (1, 2).
In atrial myocytes, ANP is stored in secretory granules as a prohormone, proANP(1-126).
The host laboratory has linked AF to abnormal Ca2+ handling by increased spontaneous sarcoplasmic reticulum (SR) Ca2+ release in human atrial myocytes (HAMs), and that an underlying mechanism is an increased expression and activation of A2A receptors.
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