muscle cell


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Noun1.muscle cell - an elongated contractile cell that forms the muscles of the bodymuscle cell - an elongated contractile cell that forms the muscles of the body
fibre, fiber - any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber)
muscle, musculus - one of the contractile organs of the body
somatic cell, vegetative cell - any of the cells of a plant or animal except the reproductive cells; a cell that does not participate in the production of gametes; "somatic cells are produced from preexisting cells";
striated muscle cell, striated muscle fiber - an elongated contractile cell in striated muscle tissue
smooth muscle cell - cells of the smooth muscles
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'Identifying how statins affect muscle cell biology is the first step in preventing potential muscle side effects - and ensuring that people who are susceptible to those side effects do not miss out on the protection afforded by statins.
"It's a common problem in smooth muscle cell differentiation, and if you want to make a useful artery, you don't want that risk."
Additionally, we established a horse skeletal muscle cell culture, which will be a valuable tool for investigating the expression and function of exercise-related genes.
'Removal of these dysfunctional components is very important; when they accumulate, they become toxic and contribute to muscle cell impairment and death.
In this study, we investigated the effects of dandelion extract on skeletal muscle cell proliferation, as well as its ability to inhibit the inflammatory response to prevent secondary inflammation.
They found that just because a skeletal muscle cell produced in the lab expresses muscle markers, doesn't mean it is fully functional.
Rat L6 skeletal muscle cell line and myoblast cell line were originally obtained from the American Type Culture Collection (USA).
Deficient animals demonstrated reduced running ability compared to normal rats and showed increased muscle cell plasma membrane permeability.
Kuhn points out that research in the 1930s and 1940s suggested that cardiomyocyte division may continue after birth, and recent reports about myocardial regeneration in zebrafish and neonatal mice suggest that some young animals regenerate heart muscle by using mechanisms of muscle cell division.
We are developing a computer model of a muscle cell based on experimentally measured parameters to find out which functional changes in the mutated channels are responsible for the myotonic bursts.
Effects of urantide on vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation In group M, U-II dramatically promoted vascular smooth muscle cells proliferation at each time point when compared with group C (p<0.01).
The expression of the novel homeobox gene inhibits vascular smooth muscle cell growth.