Skip to Content

phospholamban

 

Definition: Protein found in cardiac muscle. It is involved with the regulation of sarcoplasmatic reticulum Ca2+ adenosine triphosphatase, i.e., calcium handling ,and affects contractility and muscle relaxation. Mutations of the encoding gene are one cause for familial dilated cardiomyopathy.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide