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Costamere

Known as: Costameres 
STRIATED MUSCLE cell components which anchor the MYOFIBRILS from the Z-bands to the SARCOLEMMA and EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX. Costameric proteins include… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
One of the most striking adaptations to exercise is the skeletal muscle hypertrophy that occurs in response to resistance… Expand
Review
2011
Review
2011
Mechanotransduction refers to the conversion of mechanical forces into biochemical or electrical signals that initiate structural… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
  • J. Ervasti
  • The Journal of Biological Chemistry
  • 2003
  • Corpus ID: 45081802
Like the ancient Greek hero Hercules, striated muscle is famous for performing impressive feats of strength. The procurement of… Expand
Review
2003
Review
2003
BLOCH, R. J., and H. GONZALEZ-SERRATOS. Lateral force transmission across costameres in skeletal muscle. Exerc. Sport Sci. Rev… Expand
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Neuronal nitric oxide synthase (nNOS) in fast-twitch skeletal muscle fibers is primarily particulate in contrast to its greater… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
A number of studies have suggested that Z-disk degradation is a major factor contributing to postmortem tenderization. These… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
  • K. Tokuyasu
  • The Journal of cell biology
  • 1989
  • Corpus ID: 5684123
To study whether the first myofibrils are separate from or firmly bound to the myocytic cell membranes, whole mount preparations… Expand
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
We have found that vinculin is localized at the sarcolemma of skeletal muscle cells in a two-dimensional orthogonal lattice… Expand
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Localization of vinculin at the sarcolemma of striated muscle fibers defines an orthogonal lattice. The costameres of the lattice… Expand
Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Immunofluorescent staining of bovine and avian cardiac tissue with affinity-purified antibody to chicken gizzard vinculin reveals… Expand
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