Haruo Sugi

Teikyo University

Haruo Sugi was appointed instructor in the Depertment of Physiology of the University of Tokyoin 1962, and worked at Columbia University and the National Instututes of Health, USA, from 1965 to 1967. He was a professor and chairman of the Department of Physiology, Teikyo University Medical School from 1973 to 2004, when he became emeritus professor. Professor Sugi organized international symposia on muscle contraction seven times, each followed by publication of proceedings. He also edited 4 books. From 1995 to 2005, Sugi was Cairman of the Muscle Commission in the International Union of Physiological Sciences (IUPS).

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This volume contains 17 short review articles classified into 3 parts. Part I consists of 7 articles dealing with basic aspects of contractile mechanism in skeletal and smooth muscle cells and also function of melanocytes having many properties common to those of smooth muscles. Part II and Part III contain articles dealing with pathological aspects of cardiac and smooth muscle cell functions, and dealing with factors influencing structure and function of cardiac and smooth muscle cells and tissues. The Editor believes that these articles are stimulating and informative for readers interested in basic, pathological and clinical aspects of muscle cells and tissues.

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