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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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Lopaschuk, Gary D., Dhalla, Naranjan S.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: New York, NY : Springer New York : 2014.
Series: Advances in Biochemistry in Health and Disease ; 11
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Online Access: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-1227-8
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