We characterise a model of the sinoatrial node, the pacemaker of the heart, by its response to brief current pulses by a family of phase transition curves. These circle maps are used to describe the effects of acetylcholine on the sensitivity of the pacemaker to perturbations.
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos in Applied Sciences and Engineering|
|Publication status||Published - Oct 1996|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Modelling and Simulation
- Engineering (miscellaneous)
- Applied Mathematics