myoblast


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myoblast

[′mī·ə‚blast]
(embryology)
A precursor cell of a muscle fiber.
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During the last step of this process, muscle cells called myoblasts align and fuse together to form muscle fibers.
Daniel Pauly, Associate Professor of Medicine, added, "We have reviewed the pre-clinical and clinical data supporting myoblast transplantation and hope to enter clinical trials next year in Bioheart's planned Phase II trials in the United States.
The Phase I trials were conducted on a myoblast stem cell therapy involving transplantation of expanded autogolous myoblast (adult progenitor stem cells) derived from a small biopsy of skeletal muscle in the leg.
Study regarding skeletal muscle regeneration found that MMP-13 could not affect myoblast maturation, while MMP-13 was reported to regulate postnatal testis maturation as wells as maturation of myofibroblasts after wound healing.
It has been well known that the myogenic process including myoblast proliferation, withdrawal from the cell cycle, differentiation and fusion into multinuclear myotubes, is not only orchestrated finely by myogenic regulatory factors and myocyte enhancer factor 2 (Singh and Dilworth, 2013), but is regulated by the miRNAs.
It is not clear how ageing in vitro affects the energy metabolism in the phase of myoblast proliferation.
Nest of pleuripotential cells that have become separated before the complete fusion of neural tube, integrates with myoblast, and migrates to tongue (14).
said that its clinical paper on skeletal myoblast implantation has been accepted for publication in the American Heart Journal.
They discuss progress in standardizing bioinformatics tools and databases for integrating, visualizing, and analyzing large-scale results; Human Myoblast Genome Therapy for treating muscular dystrophies; irradiation of cells without damage; detection of how viruses integrate into host DNA; the role of genomic instability in cancers; and using genomics to fight such diseases as tuberculosis.