The Differentiation of Chick Embryonic Myoblasts in Primary Culture

Evans, Caroline Akrill (1991) The Differentiation of Chick Embryonic Myoblasts in Primary Culture. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

The differentiation of chick embryonic skeletal myoblasts results in the formation of myotubes which are the precursors of muscle fibres. The fusion of mononucleated myoblasts represents an apparent switching point in differentiation since it results in both the formation of multinucleated myotubes and the stimulation of muscle specific protein synthesis. The aim of this project has been to examine the biochemical events involved in this process of terminal differentiation by using primary cultures of chick embryonic myoblasts as a model system.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Keywords: Biochemistry, Developmental biology
Date of Award: 1991
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1991-77069
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2020 09:21
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2020 09:21
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/77069

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