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What might evolutionary muscle loss and pathological atrophies have in common?

Posted by , on 8 January 2020

By Mai P. Tran and Kimberly L. Cooper “It’s the cutest rodent I have ever seen, even cuter than a cuddly hamster, and it would be fun doing a rotation for ...

Stem cell makes its own niche: the story behind the paper

Posted by , on 7 July 2018

In our recent paper published in Nature, we unravel a new mechanism of an extracellular matrix protein secreted by muscle satellite (stem) cells, thereby playing the unusual role of acting ...

Lab Technician University of Utah

Posted by , on 4 June 2018

Looking to conduct research in molecular biology and genetics? We are looking for a lab technician to assist in research on muscle stem cells, development, regeneration, disease, and evolution. More ...

Using human development to improve myogenesis from human pluripotent stem cells

Posted by , on 21 February 2018

A discussion of our recent paper: Hicks et al., ERBB3 and NGFR mark a distinct skeletal muscle progenitor cell in human development and hPSCs. Nature Cell Biology, January 1 2018 ...

BSMB/BSDB Joint meeting – The Musculoskeletal System: from development to disease

Posted by , on 11 September 2014

BSMB/BSDB Joint meeting – The Musculoskeletal System: from development to disease 1st -3rd September 2014, University of East Anglia The first joint meeting of the BSMB and BSDB was, in ...

Repulsive signals: bad breath, rude manners, and ephrin ligands

Posted by , on 7 December 2011

Satellite cells are muscle stem cells that regenerate injured muscle (remember this earlier post?).  They are highly motile cells that may be able to travel in order to repair injured ...

Satellite cells muscle their way into the stem cell spotlight

Posted by , on 8 September 2011

Researchers have long known about regeneration of injured muscles, and have debated about the exact source of the muscle stem cells that perform this amazing feat.  A group of papers ...

In Development this week (Vol. 138, Issue 2)

Posted by , on 21 December 2010

Boning up on stem cell Igf2-P2 function The insulin-like growth factor (IGF)/insulin signalling pathway regulates cell proliferation, differentiation, aging and life span. During embryonic development, transcription of the mouse and ...

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