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dc.contributor.author Rockman, HA
dc.contributor.author Hamilton, RA
dc.contributor.author Jones, LR
dc.contributor.author Milano, CA
dc.contributor.author Mao, L
dc.contributor.author Lefkowitz, RJ
dc.coverage.spatial United States
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-24T18:28:38Z
dc.date.issued 1996-04-01
dc.identifier http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8601626
dc.identifier.citation J Clin Invest, 1996, 97 (7), pp. 1618 - 1623
dc.identifier.issn 0021-9738
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10161/5929
dc.description.abstract To assess the effect of targeted myocardial beta-adrenergic receptor (AR) stimulation on relaxation and phospholamban regulation, we studied the physiological and biochemical alterations associated with overexpression of the human beta2-AR gene in transgenic mice. These mice have an approximately 200-fold increase in beta-AR density and a 2-fold increase in basal adenylyl cyclase activity relative to negative littermate controls. Mice were catheterized with a high fidelity micromanometer and hemodynamic recordings were obtained in vivo. Overexpression of the beta2-AR altered parameters of relaxation. At baseline, LV dP/dt(min) and the time constant of LV pressure isovolumic decay (Tau) in the transgenic mice were significantly shorter compared with controls, indicating markedly enhanced myocardial relaxation. Isoproterenol stimulation resulted in shortening of relaxation velocity in control mice but not in the transgenic mice, indicating maximal relaxation in these animals. Immunoblotting analysis revealed a selective decrease in the amount of phospholamban protein, without a significant change in the content for either sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca2+ ATPase or calsequestrin, in the transgenic hearts compared with controls. This study indicates that myocardial relaxation is both markedly enhanced and maximal in these mice and that conditions associated with chronic beta-AR stimulation can result in a selective reduction of phospholamban protein.
dc.format.extent 1618 - 1623
dc.language ENG
dc.relation.ispartof J Clin Invest
dc.relation.isversionof 10.1172/JCI118587
dc.subject Animals
dc.subject Calcium-Binding Proteins
dc.subject Calcium-Transporting ATPases
dc.subject Calsequestrin
dc.subject Hemodynamics
dc.subject Humans
dc.subject Mice
dc.subject Mice, Transgenic
dc.subject Myocardial Contraction
dc.subject Myocardium
dc.subject Phenotype
dc.subject Receptors, Adrenergic, beta-2
dc.subject Sarcoplasmic Reticulum
dc.title Enhanced myocardial relaxation in vivo in transgenic mice overexpressing the beta2-adrenergic receptor is associated with reduced phospholamban protein.
dc.type Journal Article
duke.description.endpage 1623 en_US
duke.description.issue 7 en_US
duke.description.startpage 1618 en_US
duke.description.volume 97 en_US
dc.relation.journal Journal of Clinical Investigation en_US
pubs.author-url http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8601626
pubs.issue 7
pubs.organisational-group /Duke
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/School of Medicine
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/School of Medicine/Basic Science Departments
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/School of Medicine/Basic Science Departments/Biochemistry
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/School of Medicine/Basic Science Departments/Cell Biology
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/School of Medicine/Basic Science Departments/Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/School of Medicine/Clinical Science Departments
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/School of Medicine/Clinical Science Departments/Medicine
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/School of Medicine/Clinical Science Departments/Medicine/Medicine, Cardiology
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/School of Medicine/Clinical Science Departments/Pathology
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/School of Medicine/Clinical Science Departments/Surgery
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/School of Medicine/Clinical Science Departments/Surgery/Surgery, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/School of Medicine/Institutes and Centers
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/School of Medicine/Institutes and Centers/Duke Cancer Institute
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Trinity College of Arts & Sciences/Chemistry
pubs.publication-status Published
pubs.volume 97

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