Apart from steroids, weaker negative interference for the AxSYM assay has been reported for digitoxin, bufalin (a cardioactive
component of the Chinese medicines Chan Su and Lu-Shen-Wan), and oleandrin, a compound not in clinical use (11, 12, 21, 35, 36).
With the expectation that porcine-to-human heart xenotransplantation may be a viable alternative, porcine heart tissue should also be characterized biochemically with respect to its pharmacologic response to commonly used cardioactive
drugs as well as to endogenous hormones specific to regulating cardiac function.
A comparison of the affinities of rat (Na+-K+}ATPase isoenzymes for cardioactive
steroids, role of lactone ring, sugar moiety and KCI concentration.
Kolak US, Ari S, Birman H, Hasancebi S, Ulubelen A (2001) Cardioactive
diterpenoids from the roots of Salvia amplexicaulis.
ATPase has led to the identification of several substances that showed analogies with cardioactive
Production of cardioactive
substances by plant tissue cultures and their screening for cardiovascular activity.
Ecdysis of decapod crustaceans is associate with a dramatic release of crustacean cardioactive
peptide into the haemolymph.
It is also effectively used in diarrhoea, dysentery, heart palpitations and asthmatic complications and has been found to be cardioactive
and antibacterial from ancient time (Singanan et al.
Wight and has a broad range of therapeutic applications in antioxidative, anti-inflammatory, neuroprotective, nitric oxide radical-scavenging, and cardioactive
(Tu et al.
In the postoperative period, patients were given cardioactive
drugs (isoprenaline, dopamine, dobutamine, adrenaline) in order to achieve positive chronotropic and inotropic effect as required.
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Five patients were taking cardioactive
medication (either angiotensin-converting enzyme or calcium channel antagonists; none were taking [alpha]- or [beta]-adrenoceptor antagonists).