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Posted 02 November 2008 - 06:15 AM

New Mechanism For Cardiac Arrhythmia Discovered.

CAR stands for Coxsackievirus-Adenovirus-Receptor. It is embedded in specific cell-cell-contacts (tight junctions) of the specialized heart fibres. When CAR is missing, the signal can not be passed on and the heart does not beat properly. ScienceDaily. 09/18/08. (Also see: Cardiac Involvement)

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