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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
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
Like the ancient Greek hero Hercules, striated muscle is famous for performing impressive feats of strength. The procurement of… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
In skeletal muscle, contractile force can be transmitted laterally between the z-disks and M-lines of neighboring myofibrils… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Costameres, structures at the plasma membrane of skeletal muscle, are present in a rectilinear array that parallels the… Expand
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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
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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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Review
1990
Review
1990
Actin is a protein that plays an important role in cell structure, cell motility, and the generation of contractile force in both… 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
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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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