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… (More)
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Skeletal muscles comprise the largest organ system in the body and play an essential role in body movement, breathing, and… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Skeletal muscle atrophy/wasting is a serious complication of a wide range of diseases and conditions such as aging, disuse, AIDS… (More)
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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… (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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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
FOXO1, a member of the FOXO forkhead type transcription factors, is markedly up-regulated in skeletal muscle in energy-deprived… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
This study tested the hypothesis that elevation of heat stress proteins by whole body hyperthermia is associated with a decrease… (More)
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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… (More)
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