Editors' ChoiceAtrial Fibrillation

My Heart's All Aflutter

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Science Translational Medicine  21 Oct 2009:
Vol. 1, Issue 3, pp. 3ec9
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3000506

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Summary

Specialized cells in the heart similar to skin melanocytes may trigger the common heart arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation.