myotrophic

myotrophic

 [mi´o-tro″fik]
1. increasing the weight of muscle.
2. pertaining to myotrophy.
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Kasarskis, and et al., "Practice parameters update: the care of the patient with a myotrophic lateral sclerosis: drug, nutritional and respiratory the rapies (anevidence-based review)," Neurology, vol.
Testosterone possesses a relatively balanced ratio of myotrophic to androgenic activity (0.7-1.3), which means more virilizing effects for women, potential aggression, and negative impact on cholesterol levels.
Its function as a myotrophic factor has also been investigated (DiStefano et al., 1996; Forger et al., 1993; Helgren et al., 1994), and, according to Guillet et al.
Accordingly, in untrained arms, the neurotrophic and myotrophic effects of CNTF were lower, and there was a difference in the extent of increase in muscle strength (Roth et al., 2001).
Meyer, "Myotrophic activity of 19-nortestosterone and other steroids determined by modified levator ani muscle method," Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, vol.
However, high acute selenium ingestion can be toxic to mammals, and epidemiological observations have suggested that dietary overexposure to selenium increases the prevalence of chronic degenerative diseases such as type 2 diabetes, a myotrophic lateral sclerosis, and neoplasias [3, 8, 9].
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Scientists have described a new human cell-derived model of myotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, which can offer new method of studying the disease and testing novel therapeutics.
The assay was later modified to assess the related myotrophic action by measuring the levator ani and bulbocavernosus muscles (LABC) (Eisenberg and Gordan 1950; Eisenberg et al.
The levator ani muscle of the rat as an index of myotrophic activity of steroidal hormones.
Mr Youk, 52, had myotrophic lateral sclerosis, a progressively fatal illness that eventually leaves victims unable to speak, swallow or move.
Myotrophic (anabolic) activity of 4-substituted testosterone analogues.
Myotrophic activity of 19-nortestosterone and other steroids determined by the modified levator ani muscle method.