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CELL. A small room in a prison. See Dungeon.

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Treatment with statins compromised gatekeeper proteins called ryanodine receptors, which control calcium release from storage compartments in muscle cells, leading to spontaneous and irregular calcium leaks that could trigger signals promoting cell death.
Jue Zhang, lead author, said widely used growth factors for producing smooth muscle cells from stem cells can also cause intimal hyperplasia, one of the most common reasons a bypass graft fails.
Culture and validation of primary skeletal muscle cells of horse
The effect of dandelion extract on the proliferation of rat skeletal muscle cells was assessed by crystal violet staining.
Once they were able to isolate skeletal muscle cells using the newly identified surface markers, the research team matured those cells in the lab to create dystrophin-producing muscle fibers.
The development of atherosclerotic plaques is a slow and gradual process, pathologically characterized by the proliferation and migration of vascular smooth muscle cells [1-10].
The cytoskeleton of the vertebrate smooth muscle cell. Acta Physiol Scand.
Neointimal smooth muscle cell phenotype is important in its susceptibility to cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection: a study in rat.
But when it is switched off even would-be muscle cells change direction and turn into fat instead.
Why were muscle cell fates altered in compressed embryos and in small ME embryos produced from the vegetal pole region, whereas muscle cell fates were normal in ME embryos composed of 40%50% of the total egg volume?
Because LAM affects almost exclusively women of childbearing age, physicians have thought that the hormone estrogen might be involved in the abnormal muscle cell growth that characterizes the disease, just as it is in the growth of smooth muscle in the uterus in a woman's childbearing years.