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CamKinase II...Heart

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Do you mean Camkinase II or I? There are definitely studies connecting CamK II to the heart. If I remember correctly, from what I got out of it was that it affected the relaxation and contraction of the heart. This is also one of the reasons that I made the leap to think that this might be the key to the tics (relaxation and contraction of muscles). I am just guessing though.

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Do you mean Camkinase II or I? There are definitely studies connecting CamK II to the heart. If I remember correctly, from what I got out of it was that it affected the relaxation and contraction of the heart. This is also one of the reasons that I made the leap to think that this might be the key to the tics (relaxation and contraction of muscles). I am just guessing though.

CamKinase II. I am curious because my 3 kiddos are being evaluated for heart issues and am wondering if an elevated CamKinase II can play a role.

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This is something that I always thought was interesting

 

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/141710.php
Shedding Light On Heart's 'Fight Or Flight' Response To Stress

Even for those without a heart condition, it's a peculiar feeling when your heart "races" in response to stress. That pacing change happens in part because of how the enzyme calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II (CaM kinase II) is called into action by the body's 'fight or flight' stress response, University of Iowa researchers have found.

 

opps

 

that wasn't the one I was thinking of. I think this is it

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/05/080501125455.htm

Heart Disease Discovery: New Mechanism Links Activation Of Key Heart Enzyme And Oxidative Stress

more on this thread

http://latitudes.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=23457

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