skeletal muscle


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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.
Patients are assessed for clinical symptoms and MRI may also be used to assess skeletal muscle health.
Conclusion: These results strongly suggest that TGF-[beta] induces its own expression through a TGF-[beta] -receptor/Smad-dependent mechanism and apocynin is able to inhibit this process, suggesting that requires NOX-induced ROS in skeletal muscle cells.
Now, the team has shown that altering the activity of the KATP protein causes skeletal muscles to become less efficient and burn more calories.
Tissue engineering of skeletal muscle is a significant challenge but has considerable potential for the treatment of the various types of irreversible damage to muscle that occur in diseases like Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Rapid actions of testosterone in skeletal muscle have been less researched compared with other tissues such as cardiac muscle and bone (Benten et al.
Resistance training is responsible for evoking skeletal muscle hypertrophy and improving body composition through its effects on IGF-1 production [14-15].
This book reviews the literature describing the maladaptations that occur in skeletal muscle in response to the most common lifestyle-associated chronic diseases: chronic heart failure (CHF) and chronic non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM).
Richard Lieber, author of over 200 journal articles relating to skeletal muscle structure and function, has written this book to convey his passion to students and therapists.
Altered PI3K/Akt signaling is also found in the skeletal muscle of young men with low birth weight (Jensen et al.
The skeletal muscle system includes all the peripheral nerves that control voluntary movement.
Skeletal muscle can resynthesize ATP required for exercise by nonoxidative (anaerobic) and oxidative (aerobic) means.