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  • adj. Not muscle, or unrelated to muscle

Etymologies

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non- +‎ muscle

Examples

  • Activation of the so-called nonmuscle myosins causes the cytoskeleton to contract, much like an arm muscle does when it lifts a heavy object.

    News from The Scientist

  • "Scientists have tried for 20 years to convert nonmuscle cells into heart muscle, but it turns out we just needed the right combination of genes at the right dose," said Dr. Ieda.

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  • "Scientists have tried for 20 years to convert nonmuscle cells into heart muscle, but it turns out we just needed the right combination of genes at the right dose," Ieda, now at the

    Toronto Sun

  • Guideline for the management of nonmuscle invasive bladder cancer (stages Ta, T1 and Tis):

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  • "Scientists have tried for 20 years to convert nonmuscle cells into heart muscle, but it turns out we just needed the right combination of genes at the right dose," said lead researcher Dr. Masaki Ieda.

    Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

  • Activity of classical PKC isoenzymes was responsible for the loss of cell-cell contacts which was accompanied by cell rounding, phosphorylation and relocalization of the F-actin motor nonmuscle myosin (NM) II.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • Lacombe A, Lee H, Zahed L, et al. Disruption of POF1B binding to nonmuscle actin filaments is associated with premature ovarian failure.

    New England Journal of Medicine

  • For decades, scientists were unable to identify a single factor that could turn nonmuscle cells into beating heart cells.

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  • In fruit flies and frogs, for example, nonmuscle myosins contract the actin filaments to generate the compressive forces necessary for successful gastrulation-the first major shape-changing event of development.

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  • In this case, it seems that stiffer substrates increased the expression of nonmuscle myosin, generating greater tension in the actin cytoskeleton and affecting differentiation.

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