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  1. Content type: Research

    The ability to assess skeletal muscle function and delineate regulatory mechanisms is essential to uncovering therapeutic approaches that preserve functional independence in a disease state. Skeletal muscle pr...

    Authors: Michael D. Tarpey, Adam J. Amorese, Nicholas P. Balestrieri, Terence E. Ryan, Cameron A. Schmidt, Joseph M. McClung and Espen E. Spangenburg

    Citation: Skeletal Muscle 2018 8:14

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    Fukutin-related protein (FKRP) mutations are the most common cause of dystroglycanopathies known to cause both limb girdle and congenital muscular dystrophy. The P448Lneo− mouse model has a knock-in mutation in t...

    Authors: Qing Yu, Melissa Morales, Ning Li, Alexander G. Fritz, Ren Ruobing, Anthony Blaeser, Ershia Francois, Qi-Long Lu, Kanneboyina Nagaraju and Christopher F. Spurney

    Citation: Skeletal Muscle 2018 8:13

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    A strength of Drosophila as a model system is its utility as a tool to screen for novel regulators of various functional and developmental processes. However, the utility of Drosophila as a screening tool is depe...

    Authors: Jaclyn M. Camuglia, Torrey R. Mandigo, Richard Moschella, Jenna Mark, Christine H. Hudson, Derek Sheen and Eric S. Folker

    Citation: Skeletal Muscle 2018 8:12

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    Mutations in the titin gene (TTN) cause a large spectrum of diseases affecting skeletal and/or cardiac muscle. TTN includes 363 coding exons, a repeated region with a high degree of complexity, isoform-specific e...

    Authors: Marco Savarese, Per Harald Jonson, Sanna Huovinen, Lars Paulin, Petri Auvinen, Bjarne Udd and Peter Hackman

    Citation: Skeletal Muscle 2018 8:11

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  5. Content type: Review

    Skeletal muscles express a highly specialized proteome that allows the metabolism of energy sources to mediate myofiber contraction. This muscle-specific proteome is partially derived through the muscle-specif...

    Authors: Kiran Nakka, Claudia Ghigna, Davide Gabellini and F. Jeffrey Dilworth

    Citation: Skeletal Muscle 2018 8:8

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    The cause of immune-mediated myositis (IMM), characterized by recurrent, rapid-onset muscle atrophy in Quarter Horses (QH), is unknown. The histopathologic hallmark of IMM is lymphocytic infiltration of myofib...

    Authors: Carrie J. Finno, Giuliana Gianino, Sudeep Perumbakkam, Zoë J. Williams, Matthew H. Bordbari, Keri L. Gardner, Erin Burns, Sichong Peng, Sian A. Durward-Akhurst and Stephanie J. Valberg

    Citation: Skeletal Muscle 2018 8:7

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    Denervation triggers numerous molecular responses in skeletal muscle, including the activation of catabolic pathways and oxidative stress, leading to progressive muscle atrophy. Histone deacetylase 4 (HDAC4) m...

    Authors: Eva Pigna, Alessandra Renzini, Emanuela Greco, Elena Simonazzi, Stefania Fulle, Rosa Mancinelli, Viviana Moresi and Sergio Adamo

    Citation: Skeletal Muscle 2018 8:6

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  8. Content type: Methodology

    Due to the post-mitotic nature of myonuclei, postnatal myogenesis is essential for skeletal muscle growth, repair, and regeneration. This process is facilitated by satellite cells through proliferation, differ...

    Authors: Anita Kneppers, Lex Verdijk, Chiel de Theije, Mark Corten, Ellis Gielen, Luc van Loon, Annemie Schols and Ramon Langen

    Citation: Skeletal Muscle 2018 8:4

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    The fusion of muscle precursor cells is a required event for proper skeletal muscle development and regeneration. Numerous proteins have been implicated to function in myoblast fusion; however, the majority ar...

    Authors: Srihari C. Sampath, Srinath C. Sampath and Douglas P. Millay

    Citation: Skeletal Muscle 2018 8:3

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    Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) is associated with DNA hypomethylation at the 4q35 D4Z4 repeat array. Both the causal gene DUX4 and its homolog DUX4c are induced. DUX4c is immunodetected in every my...

    Authors: Céline Vanderplanck, Alexandra Tassin, Eugénie Ansseau, Sébastien Charron, Armelle Wauters, Céline Lancelot, Kelly Vancutsem, Dalila Laoudj-Chenivesse, Alexandra Belayew and Frédérique Coppée

    Citation: Skeletal Muscle 2018 8:2

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    Human induced pluripotent stem cells-derived myogenic progenitors develop functional and ultrastructural features typical of skeletal muscle when differentiated in culture. Besides disease-modeling, such a sys...

    Authors: Jeanne Lainé, Gunnar Skoglund, Emmanuel Fournier and Nacira Tabti

    Citation: Skeletal Muscle 2018 8:1

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    Skeletal muscle satellite (stem) cells are quiescent in adult mice and can undergo multiple rounds of proliferation and self-renewal following muscle injury. Several labs have profiled transcripts of myogenic ...

    Authors: Natalia Pietrosemoli, Sébastien Mella, Siham Yennek, Meryem B. Baghdadi, Hiroshi Sakai, Ramkumar Sambasivan, Francesca Pala, Daniela Di Girolamo and Shahragim Tajbakhsh

    Citation: Skeletal Muscle 2017 7:28

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    Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) induces serious skeletal muscle atrophy. Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) is a common treatment for skeletal muscle injury and is effective in accelerating the rate of mu...

    Authors: Liang Tang, Nan Li, Wenqi Jian, Yiting Kang, Bo Yin, Shuxin Sun, Jianzhong Guo, Lijun Sun and Dean Ta

    Citation: Skeletal Muscle 2017 7:29

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    Previous studies in patients with limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2A (LGMD2A) have suggested that calpain-3 (CAPN3) mutations result in aberrant regeneration in muscle.

    Authors: Mehmet E. Yalvac, Jakkrit Amornvit, Cilwyn Braganza, Lei Chen, Syed-Rehan A. Hussain, Kimberly M. Shontz, Chrystal L. Montgomery, Kevin M. Flanigan, Sarah Lewis and Zarife Sahenk

    Citation: Skeletal Muscle 2017 7:27

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    The mouse is one of the most widely used animal models to study neuromuscular diseases and test new therapeutic strategies. However, findings from successful pre-clinical studies using mouse models frequently ...

    Authors: Xiao Hu, James P. Charles, Turgay Akay, John R. Hutchinson and Silvia S. Blemker

    Citation: Skeletal Muscle 2017 7:26

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    The treatments currently approved for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a progressive skeletal muscle wasting disease, address the needs of only a small proportion of patients resulting in an urgent need for ...

    Authors: Michael St. Andre, Mark Johnson, Prashant N. Bansal, Jeremy Wellen, Andrew Robertson, Alan Opsahl, Peter M. Burch, Peter Bialek, Carl Morris and Jane Owens

    Citation: Skeletal Muscle 2017 7:25

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    Chronic increases in the levels of the inflammatory cytokine interleukin-6 (IL-6) in serum and skeletal muscle are thought to contribute to the progression of muscular dystrophy. Dystrophin/utrophin double-kno...

    Authors: Eiji Wada, Jun Tanihata, Akira Iwamura, Shin’ichi Takeda, Yukiko K. Hayashi and Ryoichi Matsuda

    Citation: Skeletal Muscle 2017 7:23

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    Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a lethal X-linked muscle wasting disorder caused by the absence of dystrophin, a large cytoskeletal muscle protein. Increasing the levels of the dystrophin-related-protein ...

    Authors: Tahnee L. Kennedy, Lee Moir, Sarah Hemming, Ben Edwards, Sarah Squire, Kay Davies and Simon Guiraud

    Citation: Skeletal Muscle 2017 7:22

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    The hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) is required for the activation of muscle progenitor cells called satellite cells (SC), plays a role in the migration of proliferating SC (myoblasts), and is present as a solu...

    Authors: Mariela Natacha González, Wallace de Mello, Gillian S. Butler-Browne, Suse Dayse Silva-Barbosa, Vincent Mouly, Wilson Savino and Ingo Riederer

    Citation: Skeletal Muscle 2017 7:20

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    Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is caused by loss of dystrophin expression and leads to severe ambulatory and cardiac function decline. However, the dystrophin-deficient mdx murine model of DMD only develops a ...

    Authors: Nadia Milad, Zoe White, Arash Y. Tehrani, Stephanie Sellers, Fabio M.V. Rossi and Pascal Bernatchez

    Citation: Skeletal Muscle 2017 7:19

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