Effect of streptozotocin-induced type I diabetes mellitus on the cardiac conduction system of the rat heart

  • Yu Zhang

Student thesis: Phd


Background: Cardiovascular complications are common in type 1 diabetes mellitus and there is an increased risk of bradyarrhythmias as a result of dysfunction of the cardiac conduction system. We have shown that, in vivo, there is a decrease in the heart rate in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats (266 ± 13 versus 316 ± 11 beats/min; P
Date of Award1 Aug 2018
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • The University of Manchester
SupervisorMark Boyett (Supervisor) & Halina Dobrzynski (Supervisor)

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