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Latest Skeletal muscle Stories

2011-11-29 19:05:00

A team of scientists from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and CellThera, a private company located in WPI's Life Sciences and Bioengineering Center, have regenerated functional muscle tissue in mice, opening the door for a new clinical therapy to treat people who suffer major muscle trauma.

2011-11-25 08:00:00

Plant derived stem cell science is now being used for natural protein supplement and is safe for vegetarian use from natural nutrition company, True Healthy Products (PRWEB)

2011-11-21 10:26:01

An international team of scientists has created super-strong, high-endurance mice and worms by suppressing a natural muscle-growth inhibitor, suggesting treatments for age-related or genetics-related muscle degeneration are within reach.

How The Fly Flies
2011-11-18 04:20:41

Flies are real flight artists, although they only have small wings compared to their body size. Scientists recently identified the genetic switch that regulates the formation of flight muscles.

Perfect Micro Rings Woven From Muscle Fibers
2011-11-16 03:39:27

Scientists from the Cluster of Excellence Nanosystems Initiative Munich have now succeeded in building a simple model system consisting of only three components to study the laws of such so-called absorbing states.

2011-09-29 14:51:26

New research in The FASEB Journal suggests that rats fed homobrassinolide, found in the mustard plant, produced an anabolic effect, and increased appetite and muscle mass, as well as the number and size of muscle fibers.

2011-09-19 22:07:24

Researchers have long known that regular exercise increases the number of organelles called mitochondria in muscle cells.

2011-09-15 20:27:25

Researchers have found that a protein linked to cell division and migration and tied to increased cell proliferation in ovarian tumors is also present at high levels in breast cancer specimens and cell lines.

Dark Chocolate
2011-09-15 04:54:53

A compound found in chocolate, called epicatechin, seems to trigger the same muscle response as vigorous activity such as jogging.

2011-09-02 12:14:30

Every cell in the human body contains a complex system to transport essential cargoes such as proteins and membrane vesicles, from point A to point B.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.