myoblast fusion

A process in which non-proliferating myoblasts fuse to existing fibers or to myotubes to form new fibers. A myoblast is a mononucleate cell type that… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Skeletal muscle arises from the fusion of precursor myoblasts into multinucleated myofibres. Although conserved transcription… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Formation of syncytial muscle fibers involves repeated rounds of cell fusion between growing myotubes and neighboring myoblasts… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Myoblast fusion is crucial for formation and repair of skeletal muscle. Here we show that active remodeling of the actin… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Muscle growth occurs during embryonic development and continues in adult life as regeneration. During embryonic muscle growth and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The mechanisms that regulate the formation of multinucleated muscle fibers from mononucleated myoblasts are not well understood… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Skeletal muscle formation and growth require the fusion of myoblasts to form multinucleated myofibers or myotubes, but few… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The Drosophila sticks-and-stones (sns) locus was identified on the basis of its mutant phenotype, the complete absence of body… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
SKELETAL muscle development involves the formation of multi-nucleated myotubes. This is thought to proceed by the induction of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The small GTPases of the Rac/Rho/Cdc42 subfamily are implicated in actin cytoskeleton-membrane interaction in mammalian cells and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The muscle-specific intermediate filament protein, desmin, is one of the earliest myogenic markers whose functional role during… (More)
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