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cat stretch

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

An exercise which tones and strengthens the body as a whole, but has a particularly beneficial effect on the back and abdominal muscles.▪ Assume a kneeling position, resting on the balls of...

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cat stretch

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

An exercise which tones and strengthens the body as a whole, but has a particularly beneficial effect on the back and abdominal muscles.▪ Assume a kneeling position, resting on the balls of...

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cat stretch

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 146 words.

An exercise which tones and strengthens the body as a whole, but has a particularly beneficial effect on the back

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cat stretch

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 146 words.

An exercise which tones and strengthens the body as a whole, but has a particularly beneficial effect on the back

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Up-regulation of endothelial stretch-activated cation channels by fluid shear stress

Susanne Brakemeier, Ines Eichler, Hartmut Hopp, Ralf Köhler and Joachim Hoyer.

in Cardiovascular Research

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 4570 words.

Abstract

Objective: Stretch-activated cation channels (SAC) have been suggested to act as endothelial mechanosensors for hemodynamic forces. Ca2+null...

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Stretch-activated currents in ventricular myocytes: amplitude and arrhythmogenic effects increase with hypertrophy

A Kamkin, I Kiseleva and G Isenberg.

in Cardiovascular Research

December 2000; p ublished online December 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 6740 words.

Abstract

Background: Mechanical dilation of the human ventricle is known to induce arrhythmias, the underlying ionic mechanisms, however, remain...

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Physiologic Properties and Central Actions of Neck Muscle Spindles

Victor J. Wilson.

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

April 1992; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscience. 3490 words.

Activation of proprioceptors in the neck suggests reflexes that are abundant in the decerebrate cat and presumably contribute to the posture of the alert, behaving animal. Because they...

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An ionic model of stretch-activated and stretch-modulated currents in rabbit ventricular myocytes

Sarah N. Healy and Andrew D. McCulloch.

in EP Europace

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 2446 words.

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To develop an ionic model of stretch-activated and stretch-modulated currents in rabbit ventricular myocytes consistent with experimental observations,...

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Role of protein kinase C- or RhoA-induced Ca<sup>2+</sup> sensitization in stretch-induced myogenic tone

Dong-Soo Yeon, Jung-Sup Kim, Duck-Sun Ahn, Seong-Chun Kwon, Bok-Soon Kang, Kathleen G. Morgan and Young-Ho Lee.

in Cardiovascular Research

February 2002; p ublished online February 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 5010 words.

Abstract

Objective: It has been suggested that Ca2+ sensitization mechanisms might contribute to myogenic tone. However, specific mechanisms...

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Behavioural aspects of cats’ saccades

Marcus Missal, Marc Crommelinck and André Roucoux.

in Multisensory Control of Movement

November 1993; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscience. 4794 words.

This chapter reviews some behavioural aspects of saccades recorded in alert, head-fixed, trained cats. The first part deals with characteristics of oblique saccades and their trajectory....

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Interplay of ion binding and attraction in DNA condensed by multivalent cations

Brian A. Todd and Donald C. Rau.

in Nucleic Acids Research

February 2008; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 6717 words.

We have measured forces generated by multivalent cation-induced DNA condensation using single-molecule magnetic tweezers. In the presence of cobalt hexammine, spermidine, or spermine,...

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Preparations of a RNA-lipid complex film and its physical properties

Yu Hoshino, Hajime Nakayama and Yoshio Okahata.

in Nucleic Acids Symposium Series

November 2001; p ublished online November 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 0 words.

We extracted RNA (aver. 70–80 bases) from yeasts and prepared a RNA-lipid complex by replacing sodium counter cations with cationic amphiphiles (2C12N+2C1). The RNA-lipid complex was...

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Activation and inactivation of a non-selective cation conductance by local mechanical deformation of acutely isolated cardiac fibroblasts

Andre Kamkin, Irina Kiseleva and Gerrit Isenberg.

in Cardiovascular Research

March 2003; p ublished online March 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 5431 words.

Abstract

Objective: We describe mechanically induced non-selective cation currents in isolated rat atrial fibroblasts, which might play a role...

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Stretch-elicited Na<sup>+</sup>/H<sup>+</sup> exchanger activation: the autocrine/paracrine loop and its mechanical counterpart

Horacio E Cingolani, Néstor G Pérez, Burket Pieske, Dirk von Lewinski and María C Camilión de Hurtado.

in Cardiovascular Research

March 2003; p ublished online March 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 4623 words.

Abstract

The stretch of the cardiac muscle is immediately followed by an increase in the contraction strength after which occurs a slow force increase (SFR)...

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Signal transduction in spontaneous myogenic tone in isolated arterioles from rat skeletal muscle

Erik N.T.P. Bakker, Cornel J.M. Kerkhof and Pieter Sipkema.

in Cardiovascular Research

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 4432 words.

Abstract

Objective: The mechanism of spontaneous myogenic tone was investigated in isolated arteriolar segments. Methods: Arterioles were...

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motion-induced blindness

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

A tendency for a stationary or slowly moving stimulus to disappear from sight when viewed against a pattern of moving elements. In a standard demonstration of this phenomenon, three...

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Introduction

Frank S. Levin.

in Surfing the Quantum World

September 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 1873 words.

By surveying aspects of the book, the Introduction invites readers to prepare their mental surfboards for surfing the challenging waves of the quantum world. Max Planck’s weird use of the...

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Quantitative Infrared Spectra of Hydrosilicates and Related Minerals

A. M. Hofmeister and J. E. Bowey.

in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

April 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 8090 words.

Abstract

Absorption coefficients associated with atomic motions of species expected in astronomical environments are determined from infrared measurements of...

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Bumgarner, Samantha

Charles K. Wolfe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Strings. 1139 words.

Bumgarner, Samantha (30 October 1878–24 December 1960), folksinger and instrumentalist, was born Samantha Biddix in Jackson County, North Carolina, the daughter of Has Biddix, a well-known...

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Role of the central cations in the mechanical unfolding of DNA and RNA G-quadruplexes

Ana Elisa Bergues-Pupo, J. Ricardo Arias-Gonzalez, María Carmen Morón, Alessandro Fiasconaro and Fernando Falo.

in Nucleic Acids Research

September 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 6039 words.

Cations are known to mediate diverse interactions in nucleic acids duplexes but they are critical in the arrangement of four-stranded structures. Here, we use all-atom molecular dynamics...

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The stretch-activated potassium channel TREK-1 in rat cardiac ventricular muscle

Xian Tao Li, Vitaly Dyachenko, Marylou Zuzarte, Caroline Putzke, Regina Preisig-Müller, Gerrit Isenberg and Jürgen Daut.

in Cardiovascular Research

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 6389 words.

Abstract

Objective: The biophysical properties and the regulation of the two-pore-domain potassium channel TREK-1 were studied in rat...

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