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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Caption: Figure 7: Gene expression analysis in the skeletal muscle. Skeletal muscle samples of uninfected or chagasic mice treated with MSCs, MSC_IGF-1, or saline were removed two months after therapy and analyzed by RT- qPCR for the expression of Tnf (a), lib (b), Cox2 (c), Nos2 (d), Argl (e), and IU0 (f).
Nearly all types of lung carcinoma, along with renal, bladder, and gastrointestinal tract carcinomas, have been known to metastasize to skeletal muscle [3, 5, 6].
In the present study, the effects of ACL resection on the morphological and contractile properties of skeletal muscle around knee joint lasted until 48 weeks after the ACL resection were observed.
(3) also demonstrated that mice submitted to eccentric and exhaustive aerobic exercise had impaired IRS-1 tyrosine residue phosphorylation and PI3K/Akt signaling in the skeletal muscle when compared with a control group not submitted to exercise, resulting in decreased GLUT4 translocation to the membrane.
In order to shed light on the expression of Ldh-c and its function on tolerance performance of plateau pika, in the current study, we investigated the expression level of Ldh-c in pika's skeletal muscle. N-isopropyl was used to testify the biochemical index of plateau pika skeletal muscle after LDH-C4 was inhibited.
(22) Hence, high circulating IL-6 levels might contribute to the progression of skeletal muscle damage and dysfunction in chronic diseases and might exert pathogenic effects in these diseases.
We have recently shown that a low dose (50 ug/day) of dietary Q supplementation or dietary supplementation with red onion extract (ROE), containing equivalent amounts of Q glycosides (50 ug/day), increases skeletal muscle mitochondrial number and function, leading to more complete fatty acid oxidation [7, 32], similar to the effects of exercise training on skeletal muscle.
Skeletal muscle is a dynamic organ which is involved primarily in locomotion, generation of body heat and also in maintenance of metabolic homeostasis.8,17 Myokines exert effects on various organs of the body, such as liver, pancreas, bone, hear t, fatty tissue and brain cells.
Histological sections of skeletal muscle of group C showed all of its components with the light microscope and these was more or less similar to control group A.
In this pilot study, we investigated the expression profiles of two major autophagy-related genes, microtubule-associated protein 1 light chain 3(3 (MAP1LC3B) and autophagy related 7 (ATG7), and their relationship to skeletal muscle growth in fattening Japanese Black beef cattle.
They found that the abundance of transcription factor KLF15 increased in skeletal muscle of diabetic mice, and mice that lack KLF15 specifically in muscle were resistant to diabetes-induced skeletal muscle mass decline (Figure 1).
At OMRF, Ahn works in the Aging and Metabolism Research Program under the guidance of Holly Van Remmen looking at hormone administration as a therapeutic strategy for age-associated skeletal muscle weakness.