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Shijie Ding et al.
Scientific reports, 8(1), 10808-10808 (2018-07-19)
Isolating and maintaining the appropriate stem cell for large scale cell culture is essential in tissue engineering or food production. For bovine satellite cells an optimized isolation and purification protocol is lacking and there is also no detailed understanding on
Milton Thomas et al.
Viruses, 10(6) (2018-06-09)
Influenza viruses infect the epithelial cells of the swine respiratory tract. Cell lines derived from the respiratory tract of pigs could serve as an excellent in vitro model for studying the pathogenesis of influenza viruses. In this study, we examined
Haruko Obokata et al.
Tissue engineering. Part A, 17(5-6), 607-615 (2010-10-05)
Mature adult tissues contain stem cells that express many genes normally associated with the early stage of embryonic development, when maintained in appropriate environments. Cells procured from adult tissues representative of the three germ layers (spinal cord, muscle, and lung)
Francesca Molinari et al.
Journal of cachexia, sarcopenia and muscle, 8(6), 954-973 (2017-11-14)
Cancer cachexia is characterized by muscle depletion and exercise intolerance caused by an imbalance between protein synthesis and degradation and by impaired myogenesis. Myofibre metabolic efficiency is crucial so as to assure optimal muscle function. Some drugs are able to
Noumeira Hamoud et al.
Nature communications, 9(1), 4470-4470 (2018-10-28)
Myoblast fusion is tightly regulated during development and regeneration of muscle fibers. BAI3 is a receptor that orchestrates myoblast fusion via Elmo/Dock1 signaling, but the mechanisms regulating its activity remain elusive. Here we report that mice lacking BAI3 display small
Amir Mizbani et al.
Development (Cambridge, England), 143(22), 4137-4148 (2016-11-02)
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are important regulators of skeletal muscle regeneration, but the underlying mechanisms are still incompletely understood. Here, comparative miRNA sequencing analysis of myogenic progenitor cells (MPs) and non-myogenic fibroblast-adipocyte progenitors (FAPs) during cardiotoxin (CTX)-induced muscle injury uncovered miR-501 as
Martina Monti et al.
The Journal of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics, 351(3), 500-509 (2014-09-23)
At the cardiovascular level, nitric oxide (NO) controls smooth muscle functions, maintains vascular integrity, and exerts an antihypertensive effect. Metal-nonoates are a recently discovered class of NO donors, with NO release modulated through the complexation of the N-aminoethylpiperazine N-diazeniumdiolate ligand
Eric L Bell et al.
Mitochondrion, 46, 51-58 (2018-02-20)
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a recessive, fatal X-linked disease that is characterized by progressive skeletal muscle wasting due to the absence of dystrophin, which is an a essential protein that bridges the inner cytoskeleton and extra-cellular matrix. This study
Matteo Giovarelli et al.
Cell death and differentiation, 27(8), 2383-2401 (2020-02-12)
Mitochondria change distribution across cells following a variety of pathophysiological stimuli. The mechanisms presiding over this redistribution are yet undefined. In a murine model overexpressing Drp1 specifically in skeletal muscle, we find marked mitochondria repositioning in muscle fibres and we
P Sabatelli et al.
Journal of cellular physiology, 227(7), 2927-2935 (2011-09-29)
Collagen VI myopathies (Ullrich congenital muscular dystrophy (UCMD), Bethlem myopathy (BM), and myosclerosis myopathy) share a common pathogenesis, that is, mitochondrial dysfunction due to deregulation of the permeability transition pore (PTP). This effect was first identified in the Col6a1(-/-) mouse
Pengpeng Bi et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115(15), 3864-3869 (2018-03-28)
Regeneration of skeletal muscle in response to injury occurs through fusion of a population of stem cells, known as satellite cells, with injured myofibers. Myomixer, a muscle-specific membrane micropeptide, cooperates with the transmembrane protein Myomaker to regulate embryonic myoblast fusion
Xiucui Ma et al.
Journal of the American Heart Association, 8(4), e010866-e010866 (2019-02-19)
Background Mutations in αB-crystallin result in proteotoxic cardiomyopathy with desmin mislocalization to protein aggregates. Intermittent fasting ( IF ) is a novel approach to activate transcription factor EB (TFEB), a master regulator of the autophagy-lysosomal pathway, in the myocardium. We
Estibaliz Castillero et al.
American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, 315(5), H1463-H1476 (2018-08-25)
Clinical and experimental studies have suggested that the duration of left ventricular assist device (LVAD) support may affect remodeling of the failing heart. We aimed to 1) characterize the changes in Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase type-IIδ (CaMKIIδ), growth signaling, structural proteins
Hans F R Dohmann et al.
Circulation, 112(4), 521-526 (2005-07-20)
Cell-based therapies for treatment of ischemic heart disease are currently under investigation. We previously reported the results of a phase I trial of transendocardial injection of autologous bone marrow mononuclear (ABMM) cells in patients with end-stage ischemic heart disease. The
Katharina Metzger et al.
BMC molecular and cell biology, 22(1), 36-36 (2021-06-28)
Climate change and the associated risk for the occurrence of extreme temperature events or permanent changes in ambient temperature are important in the husbandry of farm animals. The aim of our study was to investigate the effects of permanent cultivation
Jessica Svärd et al.
Molecular carcinogenesis, 48(5), 408-419 (2008-09-11)
Dysregulation of the Hedgehog signaling pathway is central to the development of certain tumor types, including medulloblastoma and basal cell carcinoma (BCC). Patched1 (Ptch1) and Suppressor of fused (Sufu) are two essential negative regulators of the pathway with tumor suppressor
Hoda El-Kehdy et al.
Stem cells international, 2016, 6323486-6323486 (2016-04-09)
In line with the search of effective stem cell population that would progress liver cell therapy and because the rate and differentiation potential of mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) decreases with age, the current study investigates the hepatogenic differentiation potential of
Benjamin T Corona et al.
Tissue engineering. Part A, 18(11-12), 1213-1228 (2012-03-24)
Volumetric muscle loss (VML) can result from trauma and surgery in civilian and military populations, resulting in irrecoverable functional and cosmetic deficits that cannot be effectively treated with current therapies. Previous work evaluated a bioreactor-based tissue engineering approach in which
Daniel A Hernandez et al.
Molecular biology of the cell, 27(24), 3869-3882 (2016-10-14)
In the hearts of patients bearing nebulette mutations, a severe general disorganization in cardiomyocytes of the extrasarcomeric desmin intermediate filament system is frequently observed. However, the molecular and functional relationship between the desmin cytoskeleton and nebulette-containing sarcomeres is still unclear.
Alessandra Lorenzon et al.
The American journal of cardiology, 111(3), 400-405 (2012-11-22)
Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) is an inherited heart muscle disease characterized by fibrofatty replacement of the myocardium and ventricular arrhythmias, associated with mutations in the desmosomal genes. Only a missense mutation in the DES gene coding for desmin, the
Xiao Lu et al.
Meat science, 168, 108180-108180 (2020-05-25)
This study investigated the effect of superchilled storage (-4 °C) on protein degradation and structural changes of beef steaks from M. longissimus lumborum compared with traditional chilling (2 °C) and frozen storage (-18 °C). Traditional chilling induced significantly greater degradation of troponin T
Nilgun Cetin et al.
Journal of medical genetics, 50(7), 437-443 (2013-05-21)
Autosomal recessive limb girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD2) is a heterogeneous group of myopathies characterised by progressive muscle weakness involving proximal muscles of the shoulder and pelvic girdles including at least 17 different genetic entities. Additional loci have yet to be
Developmental regulation of interstitial cell density in bullfrog skeletal muscle.
Journal of Neurocytology, 26, 23-32 (2019)
Xiawei Cheng et al.
Current gene therapy, 14(2), 75-85 (2014-03-13)
Histidine-proline-rich glycoprotein (HPRG) is a plasma protein of vertebrates, which has potent antiangiogenic and tumor vessel normalization properties. Attenuated Salmonella Typhimurium strain VNP20009 preferentially accumulates and replicates in hypoxic tumor regions. In this study, we engineered VNP20009 to express HPRG
Yuna Naraoka et al.
Cells, 10(9) (2021-09-29)
The current process of meat production using livestock has significant effects on the global environment, including high emissions of greenhouse gases. In recent years, cultured meat has attracted attention as a way to acquire animal proteins. However, the lack of
Ting Ji et al.
Human cell, 33(4), 1006-1016 (2020-06-12)
In chronic pancreatitis, PSCs are activated by proinflammatory cytokines to induce pancreatic fibrogenesis. HDAC inhibition protected against the pancreatic fibrosis and the apoptosis of PSCs through induced apoptosis and depressed inflammation. In our study, we found that miR-15 and miR-16
Antonella Catalano et al.
Cancers, 13(8) (2021-05-01)
Oncogenic mutations in RAS family genes arise frequently in metastatic human cancers. Here we developed new mouse and cellular models of oncogenic HrasG12V-driven undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma metastasis and of KrasG12D-driven pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma metastasis. Through analyses of these cells and
Laura P Brandt et al.
PloS one, 12(10), e0186102-e0186102 (2017-10-06)
The uterine corpus represents the most common site for tumour development in the female genital system. Uterine neoplasms are categorised as epithelial, mesenchymal, mixed epithelial-mesenchymal or trophoblastic tumours. In this study we employed a mouse genetic approach using the MuLE
Manolis Mavroidis et al.
FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, 22(9), 3318-3327 (2008-06-10)
A missense mutation (Ile 451 to Met) at the tail domain of the muscle-specific intermediate filament protein desmin has been suggested to be a genetic cause of dilated cardiomyopathy. The Ile451Met mutation is located inside a conserved motif in the
Shuang Zhang et al.
Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology, 87, 171-179 (2015-09-01)
Mobilization of the innate immune response to clear and metabolize necrotic and apoptotic cardiomyocytes is a prerequisite to heart repair after cardiac injury. Suboptimal kinetics of dying myocyte clearance leads to secondary necrosis, and in the case of the heart
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