Satellite cells

Antonio, Jose
November 1997
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Nov97, Vol. 58 Issue 11, p48
Focuses on satellite cells and their effect on the development of muscle tissue. Ability of the cells to fuse with one another to form additional fibers; How satellite cells and contractile elements are formed; Description on the proliferation and migration of satellite cells.


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