Table 1: Porcine cardiac myocyte preparation characteristics.

Length (μm)Width (μm)Sarcomere length (μm)Passive force (μN)Maximum force (P4.5)
(μN)
Maximum force (P4.5)
(kN m−2)

Cardiac myocytes36129 2828 92.29 0.060.70 0.4530 1475 32

Values are means ± S.D.