Nuclear protein of the testis (NUT) midline carcinomas are rare aggressive carcinomas characterized by chromosomal rearrangements that involve the gene encoding the NUT. This article reviews the clinicopathologic features and the differential diagnosis of these malignancies.
It is known that gravitational unloading (GU) induces atrophy of skeletal muscles and slow-to-fast muscle fiber (MF) transformation. Stretching of m. soleus prevents those changes, probably afferent information from the stretched muscle acting as triggering mechanism. It was shown that EMG of suspended animals or of stretched muscle is similar to that of… (More)