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skeletal muscle

[′skel·əd·əl ‚məs·əl]
(anatomy)
A striated, voluntary muscle attached to a bone and concerned with body movements.
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The main purpose of this study was to identify the gene expression level in blood and skeletal muscle of thoroughbred horses during the pre- and post- exercise period and compare nucleotide and amino acid sequence with other species.
We believe Resolaris, derived from a protein released by human skeletal muscle cells, will promote the immune system's natural homeostatic processes and will result in improved outcomes for those suffering from these rare diseases.
Transforming growth factor type beta 1 (TGF-[beta]1) is a growth factor that produces inhibition of myogenesis, diminution of regeneration and induction of atrophy in skeletal muscle.
By making skeletal muscles less energy efficient, they burn more calories, even while doing normal daily activities," said Leonid Zingman from the University of Iowa and coauthor.
The subsequent graft was implanted close to a normal, contracting skeletal muscle where the new muscle was nurtured and grown.
Only in heavily exercised muscle tissue or in the case of obesity does skeletal muscle produce the enzyme, he said.
Traditionally, the physiological function of testosterone in skeletal muscle tissue is the maintenance and increase of skeletal muscle mass (hypertrophy) through genomic (long-term, transcriptional) mechanisms and the subsequent indirect increase in muscle strength (Cardinale and Stone, 2006; Griggs et al.
Despite spasticity's negative effects, several reports have found that it has a positive influence on skeletal muscle size; intramuscular fat; body composition; and metabolic profile, including carbohydrate and lipid profiles [8-13].
Myogenic differentiation was assessed by myogenin and myosin heavy chain expression and multinucleated myotube formation in vitro; skeletal muscle regeneration was tested using an in vivo mouse model with experimental glycerol myopathy.
The cell bodies of these neurons, located in the brain and spinal cord, stimulate skeletal muscles via the axons of the peripheral nerves.
Endurance training results in mitochondrial adaptations within skeletal muscle fibers that cause alterations in submaximal muscle metabolism.
Currently, the diagnosis of skeletal muscle injury (encompassing all types of muscle diseases) in a clinical setting is a challenge.

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