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dc.contributor.authorSetsuko Tohnoen_US
dc.contributor.authorYoshiyuki Tohnoen_US
dc.contributor.authorCho Azumaen_US
dc.contributor.authorYumi Moriwakeen_US
dc.contributor.authorHiroyasu Satohen_US
dc.contributor.authorTakeshi Minamien_US
dc.contributor.authorPasuk Mahakkanukrauhen_US
dc.contributor.authorTakao Ohishien_US
dc.contributor.authorMotoharu Hayashien_US
dc.description.abstractTo elucidate compositional changes of the cardiac walls with development and aging, the authors investigated changes of elements in the atrial and ventricular walls of monkeys. The left and right atrial walls, left and right ventricular walls, and interatrial and interventricular septa were resected from the subjects. The subjects consisted of 17 rhesus and 13 Japanese monkeys, ranging in age from 10 d to 33 yr. The element content of the cardiac walls was analyzed by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectrometry. The Ca and P contents decreased in all of the left and right atrial and ventricular walls, interatrial septa, and interventricular septa with development, whereas the S and Mg contents decreased in the left and right ventricular walls with development. Regarding the relationships among elements, significant direct correlations were found among Ca, P, Mg, and Zn in all of the left and right atrial walls, left and right ventricular walls, and interatrial and interventricular septa, with some exceptions. As Ca decreased in the cardic walls, P, Mg, and Zn decreased simultaneously in the cardiac walls. The mass ratio of Ca/P decreased gradually with Ca decrease in both the atrial and ventricular walls, but it was not constant. © Copyright 2006 by Humana Press Inc. All rights of any nature, whatsoever, reserved.en_US
dc.subjectBiochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biologyen_US
dc.titleDecreases of calcium and phosphorus in monkey cardiac walls with development and agingen_US
article.title.sourcetitleBiological Trace Element Researchen_US
article.volume110en_US Medical Universityen_US Universityen_US Mai Universityen_US Universityen_US
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