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  • n. Plural form of myoblast.

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Examples

  • And 225 million of the progenitor cells, also called myoblasts, are injected into the damaged tissue.

    CNN Transcript Feb 18, 2006

  • GUPTA: A special catheter is then threaded into Charlie's heart and 225 million of the progenitor cells, also called myoblasts, are injected into the damaged tissue.

    CNN Transcript Feb 15, 2006

  • The muscle was grown by seeding a sponge-like, three-dimensional plastic scaffold with myoblasts and endothelial cells, precursors to skeletal muscle and blood vessel cells respectively.

    Working Muscle Grown from Scratch | Impact Lab

  • His starting cells will be myoblasts, which normally live at the edges of muscle fibres and help repair the muscles if they are damaged.

    Boing Boing: January 26, 2003 - February 1, 2003 Archives

  • Dr. Mironov has taken myoblasts -- embryonic cells that develop into muscle tissue -- from turkey and bathed them in a nutrient bath of bovine serum on a scaffold made of chitosan a common polymer found in nature to grow animal skeletal muscle tissue.

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  • It takes just two weeks to turn pig stem cells, or myoblasts, into muscle fibers.

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  • Shelton C, Kocherlakota KS, Zhuang S, Abmayr SM (2009) The immunoglobulin superfamily member Hbs functions redundantly with Sns in interactions between founder and fusion-competent myoblasts.

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  • Buttgereit D, Holz A, Fetter R, Doberstein SK, et al. (2001) rolling pebbles (rols) is required in Drosophila muscle precursors for recruitment of myoblasts for fusion.

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  • During early embryogenesis, two types of myoblasts are specified, the founder cells (FCs) and the fusion competent myoblasts (FCMs) [7], [8]

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  • Recent studies have shown that myoblasts are spatially organised in the embryo.

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