The role of systemic inflammation in age-related muscle weakness and wasting.

  • Hans Degens
  • Published 2010 in
    Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in…

Abstract

Ageing is associated with a slow, but progressive muscle weakness, which is largely attributable to muscle wasting. A diminished function of satellite cells at old age may hamper preservation and repair from (contraction)-induced injury and contribute to the age-related muscle wasting. Satellite cell function may be affected by circulating factors, as… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0838.2009.01018.x

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