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satellite cell

n.
1. Any of the cells that envelop the bodies of nerve cells within the peripheral nervous system.
2. A mononuclear undifferentiated cell that is found in skeletal muscle fibers and promotes their growth, repair, and regeneration.
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It found that the loss of estrogen or genetic deletion of the estrogen receptor in muscle stem cells led to a 30 to 60 percent drop in muscle stem cell (also known as satellite cell) numbers across five different muscles.
Extrinsic and/or intrinsic faults in cell regulation are considered determining for the decrease of the regenerative capacity and the precise understanding of the mechanisms controlling the satellite cell progression and the recruitment of other types of stem cells with myogenic potential it is crucial if it is aimed at exploiting the power of these cells in the fight against myopathic conditions caused by muscle aging.
They showed that compared to time length, the increase in the amount of satellite cells is more dependent on the intensity and that the development of the satellite cell pool may require a threshold intensity in order to be able to stimulate the type II fibers.
With regard to security equipments, the SSP demanded that drone cameras, scanning equipments, satellite cell phones, NVGS and walk through gates were also required to the force.
In vivo study demonstrated that TNF-a is chemotactic to myoblasts and can promote satellite cell mitosis, suggesting a direct effect of TNF-a in muscle regeneration.[45] It has been suggested that TNF-a is not only an enhancement factor that initiates the proliferation of satellite cells, but also a sensory factor that promotes satellite cell entry into the cell cycle and hence the repair of muscle damage.
17p-estradiol (estradiol) augments increases in satellite cell activation and myoblast proliferation in rodents following exercise-induced muscle damage (Thomas et al., 2010).
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44 rounds of Argus, 07 rounds of Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG), 25 rounds of 12.7K, 07 OIG 40, one satellite cell phone and other material were recovered."Terrorists hided the arms to carry-out terror activities in the province, but forces' timely action foiled their bid.
However, to improve muscle function, prior light exercise may reduce the later training effects because Precon suppressed mRNA expression of a muscle satellite cell marker, Pax7, which plays an important role in muscular hypertrophy, as well as MyoD and myogenin, which are involved in proliferation and differentiation of satellite cells [20].
Stratos and his coworkers [10] found that after a blunt muscle injury in animals, administration of G-CSF increased muscular regeneration by satellite cell proliferation and decreased apoptosis.

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