Acetylcholinesterase in the Conductive Tissue of the Heart
It is shown that the Purkinje system of bovine hearts contains a specific acetylcholinesterase resembling that of nervous tissue, in an amount comparable to that of peripheral nerve. Its possible implication in the conduction of impulses in the heart is discussed.
- Received June 18, 1953.
- © 1953 American Heart Association, Inc.