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New study: Blocking protein may improve the body’s ability to repair muscle damage as we age

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23/11/2022

As we age our muscle stem cells lose their ability to wake up and repair injured skeletal muscle. A new international study by researchers from Aarhus University and Stanford University now finds that blocking a specific protein wakes up the stem cells and could potentially improve patients’ recovery.

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TitleNew study: Blocking protein may improve the body’s ability to repair muscle damage as we age
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletAarhus University
Media typeWeb
Country/TerritoryDenmark
Date23/11/2022
DescriptionAs we age our muscle stem cells lose their ability to wake up and repair injured skeletal muscle. A new international study by researchers from Aarhus University and Stanford University now finds that blocking a specific protein wakes up the stem cells and could potentially improve patients’ recovery.
Producer/AuthorVibe Bregendahl Noordeloos
URLhttps://health.au.dk/en/display/artikel/nyt-studie-blokering-af-protein-kan-forbedre-kroppens-evne-til-at-reparere-muskelskader
PersonsErmelinda Porpiglia
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