Skeletal muscles


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Skeletal muscles

Muscles that move the skeleton. All of the muscles under voluntary control are skeletal muscles.
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For skeletal muscle biopsy collection, local anesthesia was given in the gluteus medius, and a biopsy collection syringe was used to get muscle samples before and after the exercise.
Patients are assessed for clinical symptoms and MRI may also be used to assess skeletal muscle health.
Purpose: To evaluate the effect of TGF-[beta] and the effect of apocynin on TGF-[beta]1 expression in skeletal muscle cells.
An earlier study found that a protein called ATPsensitive potassium (KATP) channel is a powerful modulator of energy efficiency in skeletal muscle even during lowintensity activity.
After the graft was implanted onto the surface of the skeletal muscle underneath the skin of the mouse, mature muscle fibres formed a complete and functional muscle within several weeks.
Evidence for a non-traditional testosterone action has been documented regularly in tissues other than skeletal muscle.
Resistance training is responsible for evoking skeletal muscle hypertrophy and improving body composition through its effects on IGF-1 production [14-15].
Altered PI3K/Akt signaling is also found in the skeletal muscle of young men with low birth weight (Jensen et al.
Neuromuscular blocking agents (NMBA) are drugs that cause skeletal muscle weakness or paralysis and therefore prevent movement.
Skeletal muscle can resynthesize ATP required for exercise by nonoxidative (anaerobic) and oxidative (aerobic) means.
Recently, several groups (2-5) used immunoassays to investigate use of the skeletal isoform of troponin I (sTnI; a myofilament regulatory protein) as a marker of skeletal muscle injury, just as its cardiac isoform (cTnI) is currently the gold standard for detecting cardiac muscle injury (6).
One injection into the bloodstream spread the virus--and the dystrophin gene it carries--to skeletal muscles and the heart.

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