Funding for this research was provided by:
Stichting voor de Technische Wetenschappen (11630, 13928)
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Received: 4 March 2019
Accepted: 2 July 2019
First Online: 25 October 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All pig hearts used in this study were retrieved from pigs slaughtered for human consumption. The protocols at the slaughterhouse and during the experiment were in agreement with EC regulations 1069/2009 and 142/2011 regarding the use of slaughterhouse byproducts for research and were approved by the associated legal authorities of animal welfare.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.