Expression of myostatin in early postnatal mouse masseter and rectus femoris muscles.

@article{Takada2015ExpressionOM,
  title={Expression of myostatin in early postnatal mouse masseter and rectus femoris muscles.},
  author={H. Takada and Y. Miwa and I. Sato},
  journal={Histology and histopathology},
  year={2015},
  volume={30 11},
  pages={
          1353-65
        }
}
AIMS Myostatin (Mstn) is a member of the transforming growth factor-β (TGF-β) family that inhibits muscle differentiation. In this study, we aimed to identify the relationships between Mstn, thyroid hormone receptor alpha (TRα), and myosin heavy chain (MyHC) isoform expression during early postnatal development. METHODS We investigated the expression of Mstn, TRα, and MyHCs (embryonic, slow, IIa, IIb, and IIx) using quantitative real-time RT-PCR and ELISA (Mstn) in postnatal mouse muscles… Expand
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