Key Event Title
|Level of Biological Organization|
Key Event Components
|decreased heart rate||increased|
Key Event Overview
AOPs Including This Key Event
|AOP Name||Role of event in AOP|
|AChE inhibition - acute mortality||KeyEvent|
|sodium channel inhibition 3||KeyEvent|
Key Event Description
The rhythm of conduction between the atria and ventricles of the heart regulate heart rate. Disruption of heart rhythm can lead to reduced heart rate.
How It Is Measured or Detected
Atrioventricular block and heart rate can be measured with an electrocardiogram (ECG).
Domain of Applicability
This key event is only relevant to organisms with a heart.