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satellite cell

[′sad·əl‚īt ‚sel]
(histology)
One of the neurilemmal cells surrounding nerve cells in the peripheral nervous system.

Satellite Cell

 

in plants, a parenchymal cell that is adjacent to the sieve tubes of the phloem and is related to them both ontogenetically and physiologically.

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So-called satellite cells dot the borders of muscle fibers and at least in mice were known to act as stem cells to contribute to muscle growth and repair.
Before starting the isolation of porcine muscle satellite cells, the following reagents need to be purchased, including Dulbecco's Modified Eagle Medium, high glucose (DMEM-HG) (Invitrogen, Grand Island, USA.
We identified satellite cells in muscle specimens by labeling Pax7 (1:50, Developmental Studies), a transcription factor specific for quiescent, activated, and proliferating satellite cells.
2011) An absolute requirement for pax-7 positive satellite cells in acute injury-induced skeletal muscle regeneration.
Satellite cells attract monocytes and use macrophages as a support to escape apoptosis and enhance muscle growth.
09:45 DEVELOPMENT OF SATELLITE CELLS AND MITOSIS OF NEURONAL AND NON NEURONAL CELLS IN THE SUPERIOR CERVICAL GANGLION OF THE NEONATAL MALE RAT.
The research is the first to confirm that so-called satellite cells encircling muscle fibers harbor an elusive muscle stem cell.
36 Fluorescent Lamps Specifications: Electronic recessed diffuser screen 2X2 With electronic transformers 9 satellite cells 4 F 17 120/277 volts with their respective foci 6500K like : fluorescent lamps
The primary objective of this study was to demonstrate the effects of saturated fatty acids (palmitic and stearic acid) and unsaturated fatty acids (oleic and linoleic acid) on specific gene expression in bovine satellite cells (BSC) and intramuscular preadipocytes (IPA).
We showed that the level of signaling from this cellular pathway is very important to the renewal of the satellite cells in adult mice, which was a very big surprise," Olwin said.
This process is characterized by inflammatory response, activation of muscle satellite cells, and formation of new myofibers [5].
The satellite cells are activated by muscular injury, begin to divide, and fuse to myofibers.