Latest Skeletal muscle Stories
X-rays shed new light on the regulation of muscle contraction.
Myocardits is an inflammation of the heart muscles that is a major cause of heart failure in young patients.
People with type 1 diabetes, whose insulin-producing cells have been destroyed by the body's own immune system, are particularly vulnerable to a form of inflammatory heart disease (myocarditis) caused by a different autoimmune reaction.
Minute whiskers of nanoscale dimensions taken from sea creatures could hold the key to creating working human muscle tissue.
From grinding heavy metal to soothing ocean waves, the sounds we hear are all perceptible thanks to the vibrations felt by tiny molecular motors in the hair cells of the inner ear.
Many people suffer from a devastating condition known as critical limb ischemia (CLI) that can lead to muscle wasting and even amputation.
New research sheds light on the interaction between the semi-flexible protein tropomyosin and actin thin filaments.
Hibernating, it turns out, is much more complicated than one might think.
Itâ€™s common knowledge that exercise offers metabolic and cardiovascular benefits; however, scientists surprisingly know little about how physical activity actually influences the heart itself.
Researchers have provided the first thorough mechanistic account of how a genetic defect leads to malignant hypothermia (MH) and central core disease (CCD), rare genetic skeletal muscle disorders.