Descriptor English: Excitation Contraction Coupling
Descriptor Spanish: Acoplamiento Excitación-Contracción
Descriptor Portuguese: Acoplamento Excitação-Contração
Descriptor French: Couplage excitation-contraction
Entry term(s): Couplage EC
Tree number(s): G02.111.820.800.100.500
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A process fundamental to muscle physiology whereby an electrical stimulus or action potential triggers a myocyte to depolarize and contract. This mechanical muscle contraction response is regulated by entry of calcium ions into the cell.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE effets des médicaments et des substances chimiques
GE génétique
IM immunologie
PH physiologie
RE effets des radiations
DeCS ID: 53753
Unique ID: D056966
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Date Established: 2010/01/01
Date of Entry: 2009/07/06
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
Couplage excitation-contraction - Preferred
Concept UI M0533631
Preferred term Couplage excitation-contraction
Entry term(s) Couplage EC

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