Francesco Agostini

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Oxidative stress is often associated to inactivity-mediated skeletal muscle atrophy. Glutathione is one of the major antioxidant systems stimulated, both at muscular and systemic level, by activation of oxidative processes. We measured changes in glutathione availability, oxidative stress induction and the extent of atrophy mediated by 35 days of(More)
Physical inactivity and muscle atrophy are characteristic features of many chronic disease states. Maintenance of neutral energy balance plays a pivotal role in counteracting inactivity-mediated decreases in muscle mass. Both overfeeding and underfeeding are associated with accelerated muscle loss. Inactivity is per se a low-grade pro-inflammatory condition(More)
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