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Persistent muscle weakness due to disuse-associated skeletal muscle atrophy limits the quality of life for patients with various diseases and individuals who are confined to bed. Fibers from disused… (More)
Long-term disuse results in atrophy in skeletal muscle, which is characterized by reduced functional capability, impaired locomotor condition, and reduced resistance to fatigue. Here we show how… (More)
We investigated the molecular mechanism by which troponin (Tn) regulates the Frank-Starling mechanism of the heart. Quasi-complete reconstitution of thin filaments with rabbit fast skeletal Tn (sTn)… (More)
The occurrence of sarcopenia and muscular dystrophy with aging has attracted attention. Many factors are reported as causes of sarcopenia, such as the functional decline of a digestive organ… (More)
Udaka et al. 2008. J. Gen. Physiol. doi:10.1085/jgp.200709888 [OpenUrl][Abstract/FREE Full Text] :… (More)
AbstractWe report a rare case of carpal tunnel syndrome with flexion contracture of the fingers caused by giant gouty tophi requiring surgery. A 57-year-old man presented with a 2-year history of n...