Langendorff perfused heart
Classic pharmacological organ preparation in which a rodent heart is maintained in vitro by perfusion of the aorta with oxygenated fluid so that the fluid passes into the coronary arteries. Can be used to study metabolism of cardiac muscle.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Oskar Langendorff — (b. 1 February 1853 in Breslau, d. 10 May 1908 in Rostock; his first name is sometimes given as Oscar ) was a German physician and physiologist known primarily for his experiments on the isolated perfused heart, the so called Langendorff Heart… …   Wikipedia

  • Oscar Langendorff — (* 1. Februar 1853 in Breslau; † 10. Mai 1908 in Rostock) war ein deutscher Mediziner und Physiologe. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Wissenschaftliche Laufbahn 2 Mitgliedschaften 3 Werke …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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