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myoblast

 [mi´o-blast]
an embryonic cell that becomes a cell of muscle fiber. adj., adj myoblas´tic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

my·o·blast

(mī'ō-blast),
A primordial muscle cell with the potentiality of developing into a muscle fiber.
[myo- + G. blastos, germ]
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myoblast

(mī′ō-blăst′)
n.
An undifferentiated cell in the mesoderm of the vertebrate embryo that is a precursor of a muscle cell.
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my·o·blast

(mī'ō-blast)
A primordial muscle cell with the potentiality of developing into a muscle fiber.
Synonym(s): sarcoblast.
[myo- + G. blastos, germ]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

myoblast

a cell that gives rise to a muscle fibre.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

my·o·blast

(mī'ō-blast)
A primordial muscle cell with the potentiality of developing into a muscle fiber.
[myo- + G. blastos, germ]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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In addition, other myoblast markers, Myf5, MyoD, MyoG, FHL1, and NFATcl, were expressed in horse muscle cells, indicating that the cell population possesses myogenic features observed in other mammals; however, further investigation is required (Figure 2C).
Expression of IGF-I, the IGF-I receptor, and an IGF binding protein during myoblast differentiation," The Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol.
Mechanisms involved in the inhibition of myoblast proliferation and differentiation by myostatin.
Similarly, other clinical trials using myoblasts or MDSCs in treatment of female SUI were published by Blaganje et al, (27) Carr et al, (28) and Stangel-Wojcikiewicz.
C2C12 mouse myoblasts were cultured in DMEM containing 10% FBS and maintained in a humidified incubator with 5% C[O.sub.2] at 37[degrees]C.
Calpain activities required in the myoblast fusion process and the proliferation of cell growth [15].
longa was tested against H9c2 rat cardiac myoblasts. Subconfluent populations of H9c2 cells were treated with increasing concentrations of test extract, and the number of viable cells was measured after 48 h by MTT cell viability assay.
The results suggested that miR-1 and miR-133 may enhance myoblast proliferation and differentiation by repressing their predicated target genes thus affecting skeletal muscle growth and development.
Dynamics and Mediators of Acute Graft Attrition After Myoblast Transplantation to the Heart.
NIH3T3 murine fibroblast and C2C12 murine myoblast were maintained at 37[degrees]C in 5% C[O.sub.2] in Dulbecco's Modified Eagle's Medium (DMEM) supplemented with 10% calf serum and 10% fetal bovine serum, respectively.