MSTN

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MSTN

(Monochrome STN) See passive matrix.
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Loss of Myostatin (GDF8) function increases osteogenic differentiation of bone marrow--derived mesenchymal stem cells but the osteogenic effect is ablated with unloading.
Myostatin, which is also known as growth and differentiation factor 8 (GDF8), acts as a negative regulator of skeletal muscle growth (McPherron et al., 1997).
Investigation of polymorphisms in the porcine myostatin (GDF8; MSTN) gene.
Myostatin (MSTN), or growth and differentiation factor 8 (GDF8), is a member of the transforming growth factor [beta] (TGF-[beta]) super-family, which includes proteins that mediate key events in cell growth and development through signal transduction.