Skeletal Myocytes

Known as: Skeletal Myocyte, Muscle Fibers, Skeletal, Skeletal muscle fiber 
Large, multinucleate single cells, either cylindrical or prismatic in shape, that form the basic unit of SKELETAL MUSCLE. They consist of MYOFIBRILS… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Previous studies have suggested that insulin resistance develops secondary to diminished fat oxidation and resultant accumulation… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
During physical exercise, increases in motor neuron activity stimulate the expression of muscle-specific genes through the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma co-activator 1alpha (PGC1alpha) is a promiscuous co-activator that plays a key… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Cardiac myocyte loss, regardless of insult, can trigger compensatory myocardial remodeling leading to heart failure. Identifying… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Skeletal muscle atrophy is a debilitating response to fasting, disuse, cancer, and other systemic diseases. In atrophying muscles… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Skeletal muscles adapt to changes in their workload by regulating fibre size by unknown mechanisms. The roles of two signalling… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVES The purpose of the study was to investigate if apoptosis occurs in skeletal muscle myocytes and its relation to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Slow- and fast-twitch myofibers of adult skeletal muscles express unique sets of muscle-specific genes, and these distinctive… (More)
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Highly Cited
1961
Highly Cited
1961
In the course of an electron microscopic study of the peripheral region of the skeletal muscle fiber of the frog, the presence of… (More)
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