Ukr.Biochem.J. 2015; Volume 87, Issue 5, Sep-Oct, pp. 38-45


Aluminum chloride effect on Ca(2+),Mg(2+)-ATPase activity and dynamic parameters of skeletal muscle contraction

D. M. Nozdrenko1, O. M. Abramchuk2, V. M. Soroca1, N. S. Miroshnichenko1

1Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Institute of Biology, Ukraine;
2Lesya Ukrainka Eastern European National University, Lutsk, Ukraine;

We studied enzymatic activity and measured strain-gauge contraction properties of the frog Rana temporaria m. tibialis anterior muscle fascicles during the action of aluminum chloride solution. It was shown that AlCl3 solutions did not affect the dynamic properties of skeletal muscle preparation in concentrations less than 10-4 M. Increasing the concentration of AlCl3 to 10-2 M induce complete inhibition of muscle contraction. A linear correlation between decrease in Ca2+,Mg2+-ATPase activity of sarcoplasmic reticulum and the investigated concentrations range of aluminum chloride was observed. The reduction in the dynamic contraction performance and the decrease Ca2+,Mg2+-ATPase activity of the sarcoplasmic reticulum under the effect of the investigated AlCl3 solution were minimal in pre-tetanus period of contraction.

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