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awarded  Notable Question
Jul
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accepted Can lymph be in peripheral blood?
Jun
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accepted Difference between Fulminant and Acute Meningococcemias
Jun
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comment Can an influenza virus carry other infectors with it?
+1 for picture and new proposal! Is this method of bacteriohpage the one of most likely methods how influenza could act as a carrier? Can you relate it to alec_djinn's answer?
Jun
13
comment Will the heart keep beating if it is separated from the body?
Can you please add text here instead of such a big picture which is difficult to read.
Jun
13
comment Will the heart keep beating if it is separated from the body?
@RoverEye One article is The sinoatrial node, a heterogeneous pacemaker structure by Boyett. However, it is not sufficient itself. Much things, I would rewrite completely and extend. Koivumäki et all In Silica ... article is about AF and some introduction for the cell-tissue-organ model in Computational Biology. Clustering, neuronal networks, analysis through different methods and their application - you must understand this from some sources which are outside of Biology. I will let you know when some of better reviews are published in this area.
Jun
13
comment Will the heart keep beating if it is separated from the body?
For instance, how heart can restore its beating function after i/m KCl in a cardiac surgery where heartbeat must be stop?
Jun
13
comment Will the heart keep beating if it is separated from the body?
@RoverEye It is not only about ionic homeostasis. The central topic is electrical/mechanical function of the heart together i.e. how heart circulates its energy flow for a sufficient heartbeat. Ionic homeostasis is just a small part of this. Pacemakers are just a small part of electrical system. You do not describe anything about this combination system which the heart contains. There are some good preview articles, for instance, about internal physiology of SA node, describing limitations and targets in this research. Only a few about the integrative system but it still can be described.
Jun
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comment Will the heart keep beating if it is separated from the body?
Can you please describe this more closer a central cluster of neurons.
Jun
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comment Will the heart keep beating if it is separated from the body?
-1 because too generic answer, too copy-pasted and little understanding. Recent research not previewed. To just say that there are that and that pacemaker in heart is not sufficient. More about why -part is needed. Beat itself is not the only process there. There is much more there if you think, for instance, the system in homeostasis. For instance, how are pacemakers kept functional?
Jun
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accepted Why is Electrical Cardioversion contraindicated in AF and Digitalis Poisoning?
Jun
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comment Can systemic intravascular thrombosis cause brain infarction?
Excellent answer!
Jun
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accepted Can systemic intravascular thrombosis cause brain infarction?
Jun
9
comment How can succinylcholine cause myorelaxation?
@Raoul The reason is that I am not satisfied enough. It seems too be too much cardiac. I may be wrong. I need something more etc references, images or anything so that I can be certain about your answer. You have now only a reference to Wikipedia which is not enough. I want to understand this topic.
Jun
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comment How can succinylcholine cause myorelaxation?
@JasandPruski Please, make your comments an answer, since they are good and make sense.
Jun
9
comment Why is Benzylpenicillin better in Bacterial Meningitis than Amoxicillin?
Excellent idea to explain this by structure! Do both work in the similar analogue in Syphilis? Similarly, I think better drugs for that.
Jun
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accepted Why is Benzylpenicillin better in Bacterial Meningitis than Amoxicillin?
Jun
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accepted How does amiodarone act as an alpha and beta blocker?
Jun
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awarded  Caucus
Jun
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comment Why is Benzylpenicillin better in Bacterial Meningitis than Amoxicillin?
@canadiane No, this is a class note. Yes, it may be related to the fact that amoxicillin can even induce meningitis, probably because the increased resistance of the drug (wider spectrum than penicillin G but more resistance also). Good link! Make it an answer with a small summary, please.