ADAMTS5 expression and function in myoblast fusion and muscle regeneration

Kintakas, Christopher 2016, ADAMTS5 expression and function in myoblast fusion and muscle regeneration, PhD thesis, School of Medicine, Deakin University.

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Title ADAMTS5 expression and function in myoblast fusion and muscle regeneration
Author Kintakas, Christopher
Institution Deakin University
School School of Medicine
Faculty Faculty of Health
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name PhD
Date submitted 2016-12
Keyword(s) extracellular matrix (ECM)
skeletal muscle homeostasis
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD),
dystrophin mutation
Summary This research investigated the role of an enzyme called ADAMTS5 in models of skeletal muscle regeneration and muscular dystrophy. This work has led to further investigations to better understand how ADAMTS5 and related proteins may be targeted as a potential treatment for muscular dystrophy.
Language eng
Field of Research 060106 Cellular Interactions (incl Adhesion, Matrix, Cell Wall)
060103 Cell Development, Proliferation and Death
111601 Cell Physiology
Socio Economic Objective 920116 Skeletal System and Disorders (incl. Arthritis)
Description of original 152 pages : colour illustrations, tables, graphs
Dewey Decimal Classification 616.748
Restricted until 2019-05-25
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