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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 294204, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/294204
Research Article

Contractile Strength during Variable Heart Duration Is Species and Preload Dependent

1Department of Physiology and Cell Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
2Department of Emergency Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA

Received 1 July 2011; Accepted 15 August 2011

Academic Editor: Henk Granzier

Copyright © 2011 Carlos A. A. Torres and Paul M. L. Janssen. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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