Nucleotide Metabolism in Cardiac Activity
II. Reactions in Systole
PHILIP A. KHAIRALLAH, W. F. H. M. MOMMAERTS
Circulation Research. 1953;1:12-15Originally published January 1, 1953
PHILIP A. KHAIRALLAH
W. F. H. M. MOMMAERTS
Relaxed mammalian hearts contain ATP as the predominant nucleotide, sometimes accompanied by smaller amounts of ADP, presumably formed during manipulation. In systole, one-tenth of the nucleotide is changed into a new compound, nucleotide H.
- Received October 1, 1952.
- © 1953 American Heart Association, Inc.