This study was supported by NSF Grant PCM 80787 and the Muscular Dystrophy Association of America.
Satellite cells are mitotically quiescent in mature mouse muscle: An EM and radioautographic study†
Article first published online: 16 MAY 2005
Copyright © 1978 Wiley-Liss, Inc., A Wiley Company
Journal of Experimental Zoology
Volume 206, Issue 3, pages 451–456, December 1978
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Schultz, E., Gibson, M. C. and Champion, T. (1978), Satellite cells are mitotically quiescent in mature mouse muscle: An EM and radioautographic study. J. Exp. Zool., 206: 451–456. doi: 10.1002/jez.1402060314
- Issue published online: 16 MAY 2005
- Article first published online: 16 MAY 2005
Normal adult mouse tibialis anterior muscles were perfused continuously with 3H-thymidine for nine days. Quantitation of the satellite cell population in these muscles reveals that not only is the frequency of satellite cell nuclei low, but that those present are mitotically quiescent.