Muscle development: electrical control of gene expression

  • Hughes S
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The electrical activity resulting from stimulation by motor neurons regulates gene expression in skeletal muscle fibres. A recent study has suggested a mechanism by which distinct patterns of electrical stimulus might be integrated to control the contractile properties of these fibres

Author-supplied keywords

  • Animal
  • DNA-Binding Proteins
  • Electrophysiology
  • GENE
  • Gene Expression Regulation
  • Human
  • Motor Neurons
  • Muscle Contraction
  • Muscle Fibers,Fast-Twitch
  • Muscle Fibers,Slow-Twitch
  • Muscle,Skeletal
  • Neurons
  • Support,Non-U.S.Gov't
  • Transcription Factors
  • biology
  • calcineurin
  • gene expression
  • genetics
  • growth & development
  • innervation
  • muscle
  • physiology
  • skeletal muscle

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