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New multiple labelling method for improved satellite cell identification in human muscle: application to a cohort of power-lifters and sedentary men
Presently applied methods to identify and quantify human satellite cells (SCs) give discrepant results. We introduce a new immunofluorescence method that simultaneously monitors two SC markers (NCAMExpand
Satellite cell heterogeneity with respect to expression of MyoD, myogenin, Dlk1 and c-Met in human skeletal muscle: application to a cohort of power lifters and sedentary men
Human satellite cells (SCs) are heterogeneous with respect to markers for their identification in the niche between the muscle fibre plasma membrane and its basal lamina. We have previously shownExpand
Hypertrophic muscle fibers with fissures in power-lifters; fiber splitting or defect regeneration?
Power-lifters have hypertrophic muscle fibers with fissures seen in cross-sections, called as fiber splitting.Whether this phenomenon is due to real splitting or defective regeneration has not beenExpand
Intermediate filaments in the human extraocular muscles.
PURPOSE To investigate the distribution of the intermediate filament (IF) proteins desmin, vimentin, and nestin in human extraocular muscles (EOMs). METHODS Healthy adult EOM samples were seriallyExpand
Remarkable heterogeneity in myosin heavy-chain composition of the human young masseter compared with young biceps brachii
Adult human jaw muscles differ from limb and trunk muscles in enzyme-histochemical fibre type composition. Recently, we showed that the human masseter and biceps differ in fibre type pattern alreadyExpand
Sympathetic innervation of human muscle spindles
The aim of the present study was to investigate the presence of sympathetic innervation in human muscle spindles, using antibodies against neuropeptide Y (NPY), NPY receptors and tyrosine hydroxylaseExpand
Pax7-Positive Cells/Satellite Cells in Human Extraocular Muscles.
PURPOSE We quantified and investigated the distribution of Pax7-positive cells/satellite cells (SCs) in the human extraocular muscles (EOMs). METHODS An immunofluorescence multiple-marker methodExpand
Sulfated Glycosaminoglycans as Viral Decoy Receptors for Human Adenovirus Type 37
Glycans on plasma membranes and in secretions play important roles in infection by many viruses. Species D human adenovirus type 37 (HAdV-D37) is a major cause of epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC)Expand
Composition, Architecture, and Functional Implications of the Connective Tissue Network of the Extraocular Muscles
Purpose We examined the pattern and extent of connective tissue distribution in the extraocular muscles (EOMs) and determined the ability of the interconnected connective tissues to disseminate forceExpand
Human Adenovirus Type 37 Uses αVβ1 and α3β1 Integrins for Infection of Human Corneal Cells
ABSTRACT Epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) is a severe, contagious ocular disease that affects 20 to 40 million individuals worldwide every year. EKC is mainly caused by six types of humanExpand