Cristiana P. Velloso

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The myogenic behaviour of primary human muscle precursor cells (MPCs) obtained from young (aged 20-25 years) and elderly people (aged 67-82 years) was studied in culture. Cells were compared in terms(More)
Insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) is a known biomarker of recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH) abuse, and is also used clinically to confirm acromegaly. The protein leucine-rich(More)
The repair and regeneration of skeletal muscle requires the action of satellite cells, which are the resident muscle stem cells. These can be isolated from human muscle biopsy samples using enzymatic(More)