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Hindlimb Suspension

Known as: Elevation, Hindlimb, Suspension, Hindlimb, Immobilization, Hindlimb 
Technique for limiting use, activity, or movement by immobilizing or restraining animal by suspending from hindlimbs or tails. This immobilization is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Sclerostin, the protein product of the Sost gene, is a potent inhibitor of bone formation. Among bone cells, sclerostin is found… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Although apoptosis has been demonstrated in soleus during hindlimb suspension (HS), it is not known whether apoptosis is also… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Skeletal muscle disuse with space-flight and ground-based models (e.g., hindlimb unloading) results in dramatic skeletal muscle… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
[PDF] [Full Text] [Abstract] , June, 2010; 298 (6): C1489-C1500. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol Zhi-Bin Yu and Jin Ma Man-Jiang Xie… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Transgenic mice lacking a functional myostatin (MSTN) gene demonstrate greater skeletal muscle mass resulting from muscle fiber… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Transgenic mice lacking a functional myostatin (MSTN) gene demonstrate greater skeletal muscle mass resulting from muscle fiber… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
A model that uses hindlimb unloading of rats was developed to study the consequences of skeletal unloading and reloading as… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The nociceptive thresholds of 42 sound dairy cattle were compared with 53 animals displaying hind-claw lameness. All animals in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
High prevalences of hindlimb deformities were recorded in wild-caught green frogs (Rana clamitans), northern leopard frogs (Rana… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Prolonged bed rest in young adults leads to a number of cardiovascular alterations, including orthostatic intolerance and… Expand
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