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    Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research, 2010; 1(1):37-39
    Invented Review | doi:10.4103/0975-3583.59984

    Hydrogen Sulfide—a potent multichannel anti-arrhythmic drug


    Guang-Zhen Zhong

    Department of Cardiology, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, P.R.China 100020


    Arrhythmia is a big headache for cardiologist for a long time. A new antiarrythmic drug with good effects and few side effects should be explored. Hydrogen sulfide, a newly found gaseous transmitter, was found to have multi-effects on a variety of ion channels. It may be a promising antiarrythmic drug. This article reviews the different effects of hydrogen sulfide on different ion channels.