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Muscle Fibers, Skeletal

"Muscle Fibers, Skeletal" 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.

Large, multinucleate single cells, either cylindrical or prismatic in shape, that form the basic unit of SKELETAL MUSCLE. They consist of MYOFIBRILS enclosed within and attached to the SARCOLEMMA. They are derived from the fusion of skeletal myoblasts (MYOBLASTS, SKELETAL) into a syncytium, followed by differentiation.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Muscle Fibers, Skeletal" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Muscle Fibers, Skeletal" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 362 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 24 publications in 2003 and 2004 and 2007
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.