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Skeletal muscle atrophy

Known as: ATROPHY SKELETAL MUSCLE, Muscle wasting, Amyotrophy 
A process, occurring in skeletal muscle, that is characterized by a decrease in protein content, fiber diameter, force production and fatigue… 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
2019
Review
2019
PurposeThis review provides a current perspective on the mechanism of vitamin D on skeletal muscle function with the emphasis on… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Purpose of review Skeletal muscle mass with aging, during critical care, and following critical care is a determinant of quality… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
1 For animals of all ages, during activation of skeletal muscles and the subsequent contraction, the balance between the force… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Chronic, low-level elevation of circulating interleukin (IL)-6 is observed in disease states as well as in many outwardly healthy… 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
2003
Highly Cited
2003
To elucidate the functions of the serine/threonine kinase Akt/PKB in vivo, we generated mice lacking both akt1 and akt2 genes… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The mechanisms by which excessive glucocorticoids cause muscular atrophy remain unclear. We previously demonstrated that… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Skeletal muscle adapts to decreases in activity and load by undergoing atrophy. To identify candidate molecular mediators of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Background The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence of skeletal muscle atrophy and its relation to exercise… Expand
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