Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2013, 14(2), 3817-3823; doi:10.3390/ijms14023817

Role of Akirin in Skeletal Myogenesis

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Received: 23 November 2012; in revised form: 23 January 2013 / Accepted: 31 January 2013 / Published: 8 February 2013
(This article belongs to the Section Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics)
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Abstract: Akirin is a recently discovered nuclear factor that plays an important role in innate immune responses. Beyond its role in innate immune responses, Akirin has recently been shown to play an important role in skeletal myogenesis. In this article, we will briefly review the structure and tissue distribution of Akirin and discuss recent advances in our understanding of its role and signal pathway in skeletal myogenesis.
Keywords: Akirin; skeletal myogenesis; tissue distribution; signal pathway
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Chen, X.; Huang, Z.; Wang, H.; Jia, G.; Liu, G.; Guo, X.; Tang, R.; Long, D. Role of Akirin in Skeletal Myogenesis. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2013, 14, 3817-3823.

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Chen X, Huang Z, Wang H, Jia G, Liu G, Guo X, Tang R, Long D. Role of Akirin in Skeletal Myogenesis. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2013; 14(2):3817-3823.

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Chen, Xiaoling; Huang, Zhiqing; Wang, Huan; Jia, Gang; Liu, Guangmang; Guo, Xiulan; Tang, Renyong; Long, Dingbiao. 2013. "Role of Akirin in Skeletal Myogenesis." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 14, no. 2: 3817-3823.

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