Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Giving rise to or forming muscular tissue.
  • adj. Of muscular origin; arising from the muscles.

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  • adj. of or pertaining to myogenesis
  • adj. that originates in muscles

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of muscular origin.

Etymologies

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myo- + -genic

Examples

  • Acupuncture and physiotherapy in the treatment of myogenic headache patients.

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  • Marampon F, Zani BM, Prudente S, Perlas E, et al. (2007) ROCK2 and its alternatively spliced isoform ROCK2m positively control the maturation of the myogenic program.

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  • To induce myogenic differentiation, after 3 days in GM cells were switched to DMEM containing

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  • To test whether the ability of myogenic cells to fuse with metastatic cells was limited to melanoma, we extended our analyses to the Luis Lung carcinoma line

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  • In order to determine if the B16-GFP melanoma cells are reprogrammed and convert to the myogenic lineage upon fusion, we co-cultured murine B16-GFP melanoma cells with human primary myoblasts

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  • Finally, the Pax3 transcription factor is expressed in both myogenic and melanoma cells and plays a key role in cell migration during embryonic development and specification of the muscle stem cell niche

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  • This phenotypic conversion is specific to cancer cells and does not occur in co-cultures of GFP labeled fibroblasts with myogenic C2C12 cells.

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  • In this context, skeletal muscle exerts a dominant effect upon metastatic cells, recruiting them into the myogenic program resulting in the observed rarity of metastatic tumors in skeletal muscle of humans The effect of muscle cells upon metastatic cells can be explained in part by the presence of diffusible signals secreted by muscle into the local milieu that act specifically on metastatic cells and not on non-metastatic cells.

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  • Once co-cultured cells were confluent, serum levels were decreased to induce myogenic differentiation

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  • We note that even though DM was used to provoke myogenic differentiation, all combinations of cell types were subjected to the identical treatment allowing for a direct comparison of outcomes.

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