João P. Martins
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Nuclear movements are important for multiple cellular functions, and are driven by polarized forces generated by motor proteins and the cytoskeleton. During skeletal myofibre formation or… Continue Reading
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE ATP is released in response to cellular damage, and P2X7 receptors have an essential role in the onset and maintenance of pathological changes. Haemorrhagic cystitis (HC) is a… Continue Reading
Skeletal muscle cells (myofibers) are rod-shaped multinucleated cells surrounded by an extracellular matrix (ECM) basal lamina. In contrast to other cell types, nuclei in myofibers are positioned… Continue Reading
iii Master in Biomedical Engineering 2013/2014 ABSTRACT The fields of neuroscience and bone biology have converged following the discovery that the nervous system is a key regulator of bone… Continue Reading