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dc.contributor.authorHuizinga, J.D.
dc.contributor.authorLiu, L.W.C.
dc.contributor.authorBlennerhassett, M.G.
dc.contributor.authorThuneberg, L.
dc.contributor.authorMolleman, A.
dc.date.accessioned2009-06-09T08:07:17Z
dc.date.available2009-06-09T08:07:17Z
dc.date.issued1992
dc.identifier.citationHuizinga , J D , Liu , L W C , Blennerhassett , M G , Thuneberg , L & Molleman , A 1992 , ' Intercellular communication in smooth muscle ' , Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences , vol. 48 , no. 10 , pp. 932-941 . https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01919140
dc.identifier.issn1420-682X
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 122810
dc.identifier.otherPURE UUID: 7e25e2d4-73e9-46ce-9645-6a4ab0b5e016
dc.identifier.otherdspace: 2299/3522
dc.identifier.otherScopus: 0026712120
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2299/3522
dc.description' The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com ' Copyright Springer. DOI: 10.1007/BF01919140 [Full text of this article is not available in the UHRA]
dc.description.abstractThe functioning of a group of cells as a tissue depends on intercellular communication; an example is the spread of action potentials through intestinal tissue resulting in synchronized contraction. Recent evidence for cell heterogeneity within smooth muscle tissues has renewed research into cell coupling.Electrical coupling is essential for propagation of action potentials in gastrointestinal smooth muscle.Metabolic coupling may be involved in generation of pacemaker activity. This review deals with the role of cell coupling in tissue function and some of the issues discussed are the relationship between electrical synchronization and gap junctions, metabolic coupling, and the role of interstitial cells of Cajal in coupling.en
dc.language.isoeng
dc.relation.ispartofCellular and Molecular Life Sciences
dc.titleIntercellular communication in smooth muscleen
dc.contributor.institutionDepartment of Human and Environmental Sciences
dc.description.statusPeer reviewed
dcterms.dateAccepted1992
rioxxterms.versionofrecordhttps://doi.org/10.1007/BF01919140
rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Review
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