What common molecular markers are used to identify cardiomyocytes?

What common molecular markers are used to identify cardiomyocytes?


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The table below provides several common cardiac markers that can be used for characterization of iCell® Cardiomyocytes.

Abbreviation Marker Name Localization
cTNT cardiac troponin T structural/myofilament/contraction protein
MHC myosin heavy chain, alpha and beta forms structural/myofilament/contraction protein
MLC myosin light chain, 2v form (ventricular specific) structural/myofilament/contraction protein
ACTN actinin, alpha form structural/myofilament/contraction protein
CX43 connexin 43 gap junction/cell communication protein
NCAD N-cadherin adhesion protein
BNP brain natriuretic peptide signaling protein, hypertrophy
ANP atrial natriuretic peptide signaling protein, hypertrophy