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Gastrocnemius muscle structure

Known as: Gastrocnemius, MUSCLE, GASTROCNEMIUS, Musculus gastrocnemius 
A large muscle in the back of the lower leg. Its action involves the plantar flexion of the foot.
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
Krabbe disease (KD) is a neurodegenerative disorder caused by the lack of β- galactosylceramidase enzymatic activity and by… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Exercise causes oxidative stress only when exhaustive. Strenuous exercise causes oxidation of glutathione, release of cytosolic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Walking is a motor task requiring coordination of many muscles. Previous biomechanical studies, based primarily on analyses of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
During running, muscles and tendons must absorb and release mechanical work to maintain the cyclic movements of the body and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
A new technique for the sodium dodecyl sulfate-polyacrylamide gel electrophoretic separation of rat skeletal muscle myosin heavy… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The neurotrophin family includes NGF, brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), neurotrophin-3 (NT-3), and neurotrophin-4 (NT-4… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
To examine the extent to which the defect in insulin action in subjects with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) can… Expand
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
5. During the step cycle the peaks of both MG and SOL force profiles occur before the end of the yield (E2) phase, as both… Expand
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
1. A variety of physiological properties of single motor units have been studied in the gastrocnemius muscle (primarily in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
The correlation among a variety of physiological properties and the histochemical characteristics of muscle fibers belonging to… Expand
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