Balancing muscle hypertrophy and atrophy

Eric P. Hoffman, Gustavo Alberto Nader

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Abstract

The body carefully balances muscle atrophy and muscle hypertrophy in response to stimuli such as starvation or immobilization. Three new studies point to Akt1 phosphorylation of the transcription factor Foxo as a central regulator of this balance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)584-585
Number of pages2
JournalNature Medicine
Volume10
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2004

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Muscular Atrophy
Starvation
Immobilization
Hypertrophy
Muscle
Transcription Factors
Phosphorylation
Muscles

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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Hoffman, Eric P. ; Nader, Gustavo Alberto. / Balancing muscle hypertrophy and atrophy. In: Nature Medicine. 2004 ; Vol. 10, No. 6. pp. 584-585.
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In: Nature Medicine, Vol. 10, No. 6, 01.06.2004, p. 584-585.

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