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Cytoskeleton Protection by Exercise Training in the Aging Heart

  • 8/13/2012 10:40:00 AM
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Yang Lee, M.S.Heart cells (myocytes) have distinctive shapes, structural integrity, and functions that are maintained by proteins that are part of the “cytoskeleton”. The cytoskeleton is scaffolding or framework around the cells serves to stabilize cells and tissues and regulate internal function of the cells. The dystrophin-glycoprotein complex (DGC) is a structure comprised of proteins on the outer side of the cell membrane that links the cell and its cytoskeleton to the connective...
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