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Muscle Contraction

Known as: Contractions, Muscle, Muscle Cell Contraction, muscle motor activity 
A process in which force is generated within muscle tissue, resulting in a change in muscle geometry. Force generation involves a chemo-mechanical… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
Loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength has recently become a hot research topic with the extension of life span and an… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Under normal circumstances, mammalian adult skeletal muscle is a stable tissue with very little turnover of nuclei. However, upon… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
To investigate the ability of ultrasonography to estimate muscle activity, we measured architectural parameters (pennation angles… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Eukaryotic cells possess systems for sensing nutritional stress and inducing compensatory mechanisms that minimize the… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Mammalian skeletal muscle shows an enormous variability in its functional features such as rate of force production, resistance… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The intracellular signaling proteins that lead to exercise-stimulated glucose transport in skeletal muscle have not been… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Abnormal smooth-muscle contractility may be a major cause of disease states such as hypertension, and a smooth-muscle relaxant… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The protein dystrophin, normally found on the cytoplasmic surface of skeletal muscle cell membranes, is absent in patients with… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Muscle contraction consists of a cyclical interaction between myosin and actin driven by the concomitant hydrolysis of adenosine… Expand
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Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
Abstract Actin purified by a new, simple, and rapid purification procedure activated the ATPase activity of both heavy meromyosin… Expand
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