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muscle cell

  • n  an elongated contractile cell that forms the muscles of the body
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  • Aberrant splicing saps the strength of 'slow' muscle fibers
    In people with myotonic dystrophy, the second most common form of muscular dystrophy, type 1 fibers do not work well, wasting away as the genetic disorder takes over. Researchers have shown how an aberrant alternative splicing program changes the form of an enzyme involved in the fundamental metabolism of these muscle cells, leaving them unable to sustain exercise.
    July 30, 2013 - Science Daily

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