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Additional references for the Calcium Homeostasis problem:

Jafri, Rice, and Winslow. 1998. Cardiac Ca2+ Dynamics:The Roles of Ryanodine Receptor Adaptation and Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Load. Biophysical Journal. Volume 74. 1149-1168.
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This is a very detailed model. Try to extract a simplified Ca2+ model from this one; but don't be daunted by the long lists of equations!

Calcium homeostasis --
Shannon, Ginsburg and Bers. 2002. Quantitative Assessment of the SR Ca2+ Leak-Load Relationship. Circulation Research. Vol. 91. 594-600.
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A review of alternans --
David E. Euler. 1999. Cardiac alternans: mechanisms and pathophysiological significance. Cardiovascular Research. Vol. 42. 583-590.
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More on alternans --
Burkert Pieske, Jens Kockskaemper. 2002. Editorial: Alternans Goes Subcellular (A "Disease" of the Ryanodine Receptor?). Circulation Research. Vol. 91. 553-555.
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Calcium transient variability --
M.E. Diaz, D.A. Eisner, and S.C. O'Neill. 2002. Depressed Ryanodine Receptor Activity Increases Variability and Duration of the Systolic Ca2+ Transient in Rat Ventricular Myocytes. Circulation Research. Vol. 91. 585-593.
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