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  • n. Plural form of myofibre.

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  • Muscle growth can be achieved by either an increase in muscle fibre number or an increase in the size of individual myofibres, or a combination of both.

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  • FAPs do not generate myofibres, but enhance the rate of differentiation of primary myogenic progenitors in co-cultivation experiments.

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  • Reciprocal transplantations between regenerating and degenerating muscles, and co-culture experiments revealed that adipogenesis of PDGFR α+ cells is strongly inhibited by the presence of satellite cell-derived myofibres.

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  • Several studies have documented that the fibre area of type I and type IIA myofibres in the quadriceps of post-polio men are, on average, twice the control value. 22,23 3

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  • α expression and deacetylation, decreased mitochondrial content and enzymes, decreased oxidative type I myofibres, and decreased oxidative stress-detoxifying enzymes in skeletal muscle, which were associated with insulin resistance and decreased exercise endurance.

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