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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… 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
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Skeletal muscle atrophy is a debilitating response to fasting, disuse, cancer, and other systemic diseases. In atrophying muscles… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Contractile myocytes provide a test of the hypothesis that cells sense their mechanical as well as molecular microenvironment… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Localized synthesis of insulin-like growth factors (IGFs) has been broadly implicated in skeletal muscle growth, hypertrophy and… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Neuronal nitric oxide synthase (nNOS) is concentrated at synaptic junctions in brain and motor endplates in skeletal muscle. Here… Expand
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Review
1996
Review
1996
Myofibrillar proteins exist as multiple isoforms that derive from multigene (isogene) families. Additional isoforms, including… 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
1961
Highly Cited
1961
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  • The Journal of biophysical and biochemical…
  • 1961
  • Corpus ID: 19617777
In the course of an electron microscopic study of the peripheral region of the skeletal muscle fiber of the frog, the presence of… Expand
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