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Muscle Cells

"Muscle Cells" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Mature contractile cells, commonly known as myocytes, that form one of three kinds of muscle. The three types of muscle cells are skeletal (MUSCLE FIBERS, SKELETAL), cardiac (MYOCYTES, CARDIAC), and smooth (MYOCYTES, SMOOTH MUSCLE). They are derived from embryonic (precursor) muscle cells called MYOBLASTS.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Muscle Cells" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Muscle Cells" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 111 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 14 publications in 2005 and 2006
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