Cardiac Energy Metabolism in Health and Disease
The heart has a very high energy demand but very little energy reserves. In order to sustain contractile function, the heart has to continually produce a large amount of ATP. The heart utilizes free fatty acids mainly and carbohydrates to some extent as substrates for making energy, and any change...
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|Other Authors:||Lopaschuk, Gary D., Dhalla, Naranjan S.|
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Springer New York :
Advances in Biochemistry in Health and Disease ;
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