MYF6

Summary

Gene Symbol: MYF6
Description: myogenic factor 6 (herculin)
Alias: CNM3, MRF4, bHLHc4, myf-6, class C basic helix-loop-helix protein 4, muscle-specific regulatory factor 4, myogenic factor 6
Species: human

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The effects of age and hindlimb supension on the levels of expression of the myogenic regulatory factors MyoD and myogenin in rat fast and slow skeletal muscles
    S E Alway
    Division of Exercise Physiology, Robert C Byrd Health Science Center, West Virginia School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV 26506 9227, USA
    Exp Physiol 86:509-17. 2001
  2. pmc Expression of myogenic regulatory factors in the muscle-derived electric organ of Sternopygus macrurus
    Jung A Kim
    Department of Biology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM 88003, USA
    J Exp Biol 211:2172-84. 2008
  3. ncbi Effect of genetic selection on MyoD and myogenin expression in turkeys with different growth rates
    C Liu
    Department of Animal Sciences, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio 44691, USA
    Poult Sci 84:376-84. 2005
  4. ncbi MyoD expression marks the onset of skeletal myogenesis in Myf-5 mutant mice
    T Braun
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Braunschweig, FRG
    Development 120:3083-92. 1994
  5. ncbi Identification of a critical control element directing expression of the muscle-specific transcription factor MRF4 in the mouse embryo
    Marina Fomin
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Technical University of Braunschweig, 38106 Braunschweig, Germany
    Dev Biol 272:498-509. 2004
  6. pmc S. macrurus myogenic regulatory factors (MRFs) induce mammalian skeletal muscle differentiation; evidence for functional conservation of MRFs
    Hyun Jung Kim
    Department of Biology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, 88003, USA
    Int J Dev Biol 53:993-1002. 2009
  7. ncbi The expression of Myf5 in the developing mouse embryo is controlled by discrete and dispersed enhancers specific for particular populations of skeletal muscle precursors
    D Summerbell
    Division of Eukaryotic Molecular Genetics, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, The Ridgeway, Mill Hill, London, NW7 1AA, UK
    Development 127:3745-57. 2000
  8. ncbi Differential trans-activation of muscle-specific regulatory elements including the mysosin light chain box by chicken MyoD, myogenin, and MRF4
    A Fujisawa-Sehara
    Division of Molecular Genetics, National Institute of Neuroscience, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan
    J Biol Chem 267:10031-8. 1992
  9. ncbi Eya1 and Eya2 proteins are required for hypaxial somitic myogenesis in the mouse embryo
    Raphaelle Grifone
    département génétique et développement, Institut Cochin Paris, INSERM, U567, Paris, F 75014 France
    Dev Biol 302:602-16. 2007
  10. ncbi Developmental patterns in the expression of Myf5, MyoD, myogenin, and MRF4 during myogenesis
    D Montarras
    Institut Pasteur, Departement de Biologie Moleculaire, CNRS, Paris, France
    New Biol 3:592-600. 1991

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Publications144 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi The effects of age and hindlimb supension on the levels of expression of the myogenic regulatory factors MyoD and myogenin in rat fast and slow skeletal muscles
    S E Alway
    Division of Exercise Physiology, Robert C Byrd Health Science Center, West Virginia School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV 26506 9227, USA
    Exp Physiol 86:509-17. 2001
    ..05), but MyoD protein and mRNA levels were not changed. MRF4 levels were not affected by ageing in either muscle...
  2. pmc Expression of myogenic regulatory factors in the muscle-derived electric organ of Sternopygus macrurus
    Jung A Kim
    Department of Biology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM 88003, USA
    J Exp Biol 211:2172-84. 2008
    ..macrurus genome and our Southern blot analyses revealed a single MyoD, myogenin, myf5 and MRF4 gene. Quantitative RT-PCR showed that muscle and EO transcribe all MRF genes...
  3. ncbi Effect of genetic selection on MyoD and myogenin expression in turkeys with different growth rates
    C Liu
    Department of Animal Sciences, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio 44691, USA
    Poult Sci 84:376-84. 2005
    ..requires the ordered expression of specific myogenic regulatory factors, which include MyoD, Myf5, myogenin, and MRF4. The MyoD and Mrf5 factors are required for the determination of myoblasts, whereas myogenin and MRF4 play a ..
  4. ncbi MyoD expression marks the onset of skeletal myogenesis in Myf-5 mutant mice
    T Braun
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Braunschweig, FRG
    Development 120:3083-92. 1994
    ..In contrast to somites in wild-type embryos, no expression of myogenin and Myf-6 (MRF4), or any other myotomal markers was detected in mutant animals at E9.0 and E10...
  5. ncbi Identification of a critical control element directing expression of the muscle-specific transcription factor MRF4 in the mouse embryo
    Marina Fomin
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Technical University of Braunschweig, 38106 Braunschweig, Germany
    Dev Biol 272:498-509. 2004
    ..muscle development in the vertebrate embryo critically depends on the myogenic regulatory factors (MRFs) including MRF4 and Myf5...
  6. pmc S. macrurus myogenic regulatory factors (MRFs) induce mammalian skeletal muscle differentiation; evidence for functional conservation of MRFs
    Hyun Jung Kim
    Department of Biology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, 88003, USA
    Int J Dev Biol 53:993-1002. 2009
    ..Electrocytes express the myogenic regulatory factors (MRFs) MyoD, myogenin, Myf5 and MRF4 despite their incomplete muscle phenotype. Although S...
  7. ncbi The expression of Myf5 in the developing mouse embryo is controlled by discrete and dispersed enhancers specific for particular populations of skeletal muscle precursors
    D Summerbell
    Division of Eukaryotic Molecular Genetics, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, The Ridgeway, Mill Hill, London, NW7 1AA, UK
    Development 127:3745-57. 2000
    ..is controlled by a transcriptional cascade that includes the four myogenic regulatory factors Myf5, Myogenin, MRF4 and MyoD...
  8. ncbi Differential trans-activation of muscle-specific regulatory elements including the mysosin light chain box by chicken MyoD, myogenin, and MRF4
    A Fujisawa-Sehara
    Division of Molecular Genetics, National Institute of Neuroscience, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan
    J Biol Chem 267:10031-8. 1992
    We have isolated cDNAs encoding a chicken homologue of MRF4 (cMRF4) in addition to chicken MyoD (CMD1) and myogenin (c-myogenin) described previously...
  9. ncbi Eya1 and Eya2 proteins are required for hypaxial somitic myogenesis in the mouse embryo
    Raphaelle Grifone
    département génétique et développement, Institut Cochin Paris, INSERM, U567, Paris, F 75014 France
    Dev Biol 302:602-16. 2007
    ..between Six and Eya genes, but corresponding proteins activate key muscle determination genes (Myod, Myogenin and Mrf4)...
  10. ncbi Developmental patterns in the expression of Myf5, MyoD, myogenin, and MRF4 during myogenesis
    D Montarras
    Institut Pasteur, Departement de Biologie Moleculaire, CNRS, Paris, France
    New Biol 3:592-600. 1991
    ..we have studied the expression of genes encoding the myogenic regulatory factors Myf5, MyoD, Myogenin, and MRF4 (Myf6, herculin) in cultured mouse muscle cells (inducible and permissive C2 cells and Sol8 cells)...
  11. ncbi Myogenin can substitute for Myf5 in promoting myogenesis but less efficiently
    Y Wang
    Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge 02142, USA
    Development 124:2507-13. 1997
    The myogenic basic Helix-Loop-Helix transcription factors, including Myf5, MyoD, myogenin (myg) and MRF4, play important roles in skeletal muscle development...
  12. ncbi [Influences of PAX3-FKHR transfection on expression of MRF4 and differentiation of cultured human rhabdomyosarcoma RD cells]
    Guang hui Li
    Military Center of Tumor Treatment, Xinqiao Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, 400037, P R China
    Ai Zheng 22:30-4. 2003
    ..This study was designed to observe the effects of fusion gene PAX3-FKHR transfection on expression of MRF4 and differentiation of cultured human rhabdomyosarcoma RD cells.
  13. ncbi The alpha-like RNA polymerase II core subunit 3 (RPB3) is involved in tissue-specific transcription and muscle differentiation via interaction with the myogenic factor myogenin
    Nicoletta Corbi
    Istituto di Tecnologie Biomediche, CNR, 00137 Rome, Italy
    FASEB J 16:1639-41. 2002
    ..helix-loop-helix (HLH) region of myogenin, it does not bind other HLH myogenic factors such as MyoD, Myf5, and MRF4. Coimmunoprecipitation experiments indicate that myogenin contacts the pol II complex and that the RPB3 subunit is ..
  14. pmc Gene expression profiling of alveolar soft-part sarcoma (ASPS)
    Luke H Stockwin
    Screening Technologies Branch, Developmental Therapeutics Program, National Cancer Institute at Frederick, Frederick, MD 21702, USA
    BMC Cancer 9:22. 2009
    ..In an attempt to gain insight into the pathobiology of this enigmatic tumor, we performed the first genome-wide gene expression profiling study...
  15. ncbi Induced expression of myoD, myogenin and desmin during myoblast differentiation in embryonic mouse tongue development
    A Yamane
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Dental Medicine, Tsurumi University, Yokohama, Japan
    Arch Oral Biol 43:407-16. 1998
    ..embryonic mouse tongue through the induction of myogenic regulatory factors such as myoD, myf5, myogenin and MRF4/myf6/herculin...
  16. ncbi A BAC transgenic analysis of the Mrf4/Myf5 locus reveals interdigitated elements that control activation and maintenance of gene expression during muscle development
    J J Carvajal
    Division of Eukaryotic Molecular Genetics, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, The Ridgeway, Mill Hill, London NW7 1AA, UK
    Development 128:1857-68. 2001
    The muscle-specific transcription factors Myf5 and Mrf4 are two of the four myogenic regulatory factors involved in the transcriptional cascade responsible for skeletal myogenesis in the vertebrate embryo...
  17. ncbi Six and Eya expression during human somitogenesis and MyoD gene family activation
    Francoise Fougerousse
    URA CNRS 1923, Genethon, 1 rue de l Internationale, BP60, 91002 Evry, France
    J Muscle Res Cell Motil 23:255-64. 2002
    ..MyoD appears to be activated well after Myf5, myogenin and MRF4 in the early myotome, whereas, in limb bud muscles, the presence of all four of these mRNAs is concomitant from 6 ..
  18. ncbi Loss of myogenin in postnatal life leads to normal skeletal muscle but reduced body size
    Jennifer R Knapp
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Development 133:601-10. 2006
    ..development had normal skeletal muscle, except for modest alterations in the levels of transcripts encoding Mrf4 (Myf6) and Myod1 (MyoD)...
  19. ncbi Inhibition of muscle differentiation by the adenovirus E1a protein: repression of the transcriptional activating function of the HLH protein Myf-5
    T Braun
    Department of Toxicology, Medical School, University of Hamburg, Germany
    Genes Dev 6:888-902. 1992
    ..The same inhibition by E1a can be shown for the other myogenic HLH proteins, MyoD, myogenin, and MRF4/Myf-6, that have been expressed in 10T1/2 fibroblasts...
  20. ncbi Modifications of gene expression in myotonic murine skeletal muscle are associated with abnormal expression of myogenic regulatory factors
    C Goblet
    Department of Molecular Biology, Pasteur Institute, Paris, France
    Dev Biol 170:262-73. 1995
    ..These observations suggest that specific myogenic factors may be linked to the expression of individual MyHC genes and that abnormal expression of some of the factors may be associated with myotonic muscle pathology...
  21. pmc Alveolar rhabdomyosarcomas in conditional Pax3:Fkhr mice: cooperativity of Ink4a/ARF and Trp53 loss of function
    Charles Keller
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology and Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    Genes Dev 18:2614-26. 2004
    ..knock-in allele whose activation in late embryogenesis and postnatally is targeted to terminally differentiating Myf6-expressing skeletal muscle...
  22. ncbi Opposite roles of MRF4 and MyoD in cell proliferation and myogenic differentiation
    Xun Jin
    Division of Biotechnology, College of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 364:476-82. 2007
    ..Among the myogenic regulatory factors (MRFs), MRF4 shows a biphasic expression pattern during the formation of myotomes, although its function remains unclear...
  23. ncbi Genetic and epigenetic control of muscle development in vertebrates
    B Brand-Saberi
    Anatomisches Institut II, Universitat Freiburg, Albertstrasse 17, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Cell Tissue Res 296:199-212. 1999
    ..Markers of myogenic specification are myf5, myoD, mrf4 and myogenin, which encode transcription factors of the basic helix-loop-helix family...
  24. ncbi In situ hybridization analysis for expression of myogenic regulatory factors in regenerating muscle of mdx mouse
    S Bhagavati
    State University of New York Health Sciences Center, Department of Neurology, Brooklyn 11203, USA
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 55:509-14. 1996
    ..Myogenin, Myf5, and Myf6 were expressed weakly in some immature fibers and none of the MRF's could be detected in mature muscle...
  25. ncbi Resistance exercise alters MRF and IGF-I mRNA content in human skeletal muscle
    Niklas Psilander
    August Krogh Institute, Copenhagen Muscle Research Centre, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 95:1038-44. 2003
    ..Myogenin, MRF4, MyoD, IGF-IEabc (isoforms a, b, and c) and IGF-IEbc (isoform b and c) mRNA levels were determined in the vastus ..
  26. ncbi Gene expression of myogenic regulatory factors, nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunits, and GAP-43 in skeletal muscle following denervation in a rat model
    Jianjun Ma
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Orthop Res 25:1498-505. 2007
    ..05). MRF4, Myogenin, and MyoD expression paralleled that of alpha, gamma, and epsilon nAChR subunits (P < 0.05)...
  27. ncbi The early epaxial enhancer is essential for the initial expression of the skeletal muscle determination gene Myf5 but not for subsequent, multiple phases of somitic myogenesis
    Lydia Teboul
    Division of Eukaryotic Molecular Genetics, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, The Ridgeway, Mill Hill, London NW7 1AA, UK
    Development 129:4571-80. 2002
    ..myogenesis is controlled by four transcription factors known as the myogenic regulatory factors (MRFs): Myf5, Mrf4, myogenin and MyoD...
  28. ncbi Increased p70s6k phosphorylation during intake of a protein-carbohydrate drink following resistance exercise in the fasted state
    Louise Deldicque
    Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Research Center for Exercise and Health, FABER, K U Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, 3001 Leuven Heverlee, Belgium
    Eur J Appl Physiol 108:791-800. 2010
    ..vastus lateralis were obtained before (Rest), and 1 h (+1h) and 4 h (+4h) after exercise. Myogenin, MRF4, and MyoD1 mRNA contents were determined by RT-PCR...
  29. pmc The formation of skeletal muscle: from somite to limb
    Margaret Buckingham
    Department of Developmental Biology, CNRS URA 1947, Pasteur Institute, Paris, France
    J Anat 202:59-68. 2003
    ..well as the myogenic determination factors Myf5 and MyoD and factors required for differentiation such as Myogenin, Mrf4 and Mef2 isoforms...
  30. ncbi Myf5 expression in satellite cells and spindles in adult muscle is controlled by separate genetic elements
    Peter S Zammit
    Muscle Cell Biology Group, Medical Research Council Clinical Sciences Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, W12 0NN, UK
    Dev Biol 273:454-65. 2004
    ..we analysed reporter gene expression in a transgenic bacterial artificial chromosome (BAC) deletion series of the Mrf4/Myf5 locus...
  31. ncbi Gene expression of myostatin during development and regeneration of skeletal muscle in Japanese Black Cattle
    M Shibata
    National Agricultural Research Center for Western Region, Ohda Shi, Shimane ken, 694 0013, Japan
    J Anim Sci 84:2983-9. 2006
    ..e., Myf5, MyoD, myogenin and MRF4, showed contrasting responses. Myostatin mRNA dramatically declined by 68.1 and 82...
  32. doi Effect of mechanical stretching on expressions of muscle specific transcription factors MyoD, Myf-5, myogenin and MRF4 in proliferated myoblasts
    S Abe
    Department of Anatomy, Tokyo Dental College, Mihama ku, Chiba City, Chiba, Japan
    Anat Histol Embryol 38:305-10. 2009
    ..Myf-5 expressed only at early stage of the stretch group. Although mRNA and protein expressions of myogenin and MRF4 were detected both in the stretch and in the control group at 12 h after the stretching, their expressions were ..
  33. ncbi Myogenin-dependent nAChR clustering in aneural myotubes
    Peter C D Macpherson
    Molecular and Behavioral Neurosciences Institute and Department of Biological Chemistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Mol Cell Neurosci 31:649-60. 2006
    ..is essential for robust nAChR clustering and cannot be compensated by the muscle regulatory factors MyoD, myf5, and MRF4. In addition, we show that clustering cannot be rescued in myogenin-depleted myotubes by simply overexpressing the ..
  34. ncbi Different MRF4 knockout alleles differentially disrupt Myf-5 expression: cis-regulatory interactions at the MRF4/Myf-5 locus
    J K Yoon
    Division of Biology, 156 29, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, 91125, USA
    Dev Biol 188:349-62. 1997
    Three different null alleles of the myogenic bHLH gene MRF4/herculin/Myf-6 were created recently...
  35. doi Development of cloned embryos from porcine neural stem cells and amniotic fluid-derived stem cells transfected with enhanced green fluorescence protein gene
    Yue Mao Zheng
    College of Veterinary Medicine, Institute of Biotechnology, Northwest A and F University, 1 06, Research Building, Yangling, Shaanxi 712100, People s Republic of China
    Reproduction 137:793-801. 2009
    ..neuron (NF+, ENO2+, and MAP2+), adipocyte (LPL+ and PPARG-D+), osteoblast (osteonectin+ and osteocalcin+), myocyte (MYF6+ and MYOD+), and endothelium (PECAM1+, CD34+, CDH5+, and NOS3+) respectively...
  36. doi A conserved MRF4 promoter drives transgenic expression in Xenopus embryonic somites and adult muscle
    Timothy J Hinterberger
    Biomedical Program, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK 99508, USA
    Int J Dev Biol 54:617-25. 2010
    The muscle regulatory factor MRF4 is expressed in both embryonic and adult vertebrate skeletal muscle cells...
  37. ncbi Identification of MRF4: a new member of the muscle regulatory factor gene family
    S J Rhodes
    Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907
    Genes Dev 3:2050-61. 1989
    We have identified a rat cDNA encoding MRF4, a new member of the muscle regulatory factor gene family that includes MyoD1, myogenin, and Myf-5...
  38. doi Myocellular basis for tapering in competitive distance runners
    Nicholas Luden
    Human Performance Laboratory, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 108:1501-9. 2010
    ..Specifically, the induction of MuRF-1 was attenuated following taper, whereas MRF4, HSP 72, and MT-2A displayed an exaggerated response (P<0.05)...
  39. ncbi How is myogenesis initiated in chordates?
    Leokadia Kiełbówna
    Department of Animal Developmental Biology, Institute of Experimental Biology, University of Wrocław, Sienkiewicza 21, 50 335 Wrocław, Poland
    Folia Biol (Krakow) 60:107-19. 2012
    Expression of transcriptor factors MyoD, Myf5, myogenin and MRF4 forms the basis of myogenesis. In Acrania, Pisces and Amphibia, as in Aves, myogenesis is initiated by MyoD. In Mammalia expression of Myf5 initiates myogenesis...
  40. pmc The myogenic transcriptional network
    Shigetoshi Yokoyama
    Department of Systems Biomedicine, National Research Institute for Child Health and Development, Setagaya, Tokyo 157 8535, Japan
    Cell Mol Life Sci 68:1843-9. 2011
    ..followed by regulation of the myogenic differentiation program by muscle regulatory factors (Myf5, MyoD, Myog, and Mrf4) to form muscle tissues...
  41. doi Vitamin D and skeletal muscle strength and endurance in COPD
    Abigail S Jackson
    National Institute for Health Research Respiratory Disease Biomedical Research Unit at the Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust and Imperial College, London, UK
    Eur Respir J 41:309-16. 2013
    ..5, p=0.01) and a positive relationship between mrf4 and MHCIIa expression (r(2)=0.5, p=0.009), and myogenic regulatory factor myf5 and MHCI expression (r(2)=0.72, p=0...
  42. doi Differential modulation of cell cycle progression distinguishes members of the myogenic regulatory factor family of transcription factors
    Kulwant Singh
    Sprott Center for Stem Cell Research, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, ON, Canada
    FEBS J 280:3991-4003. 2013
    The muscle-specific basic helix-loop-helix proteins MyoD, Myf5, myogenin (Myog) and MRF4 constitute the myogenic regulatory factor (MRF) family of transcription factors that drive muscle gene expression during myogenesis...
  43. doi Insulin-like growth factors effects on the expression of myogenic regulatory factors in gilthead sea bream muscle cells
    Vanesa Jiménez-Amilburu
    Departament de Fisiologia i Immunologia, Facultat de Biologia, Barcelona Knowledge Campus, Universitat de Barcelona, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 188:151-8. 2013
    ..Myogenesis can be activated by the myogenic regulatory factors (MRFs: MyoD, Myf5, myogenin and MRF4) and by endocrine signals from the growth hormone (GH)/insulin-like growth factors (IGFs) axis...
  44. doi Skeletal muscle hypertrophy and regeneration: interplay between the myogenic regulatory factors (MRFs) and insulin-like growth factors (IGFs) pathways
    Nadège Zanou
    Laboratory of Cell Physiology, Institute of Neuroscience, Universite Catholique de Louvain, 55 av Hippocrate, B1 55 12, 1200, Brussels, Belgium
    Cell Mol Life Sci 70:4117-30. 2013
    ..e., transcription factors of the myogenic lineage including Myf5, MyoD, myogenin, and Mrf4 to proliferate and differentiate into myofibers...
  45. pmc Six homeoproteins directly activate Myod expression in the gene regulatory networks that control early myogenesis
    Frederic Relaix
    UPMC Paris 06, UMR S 787, Paris, France
    PLoS Genet 9:e1003425. 2013
    ..embryos present hypoplasic skeletal muscles and impaired Myod activation in the trunk in the absence of Myf5/Mrf4. At the axial level, we further show that Myod is still expressed in compound Six1/Six4:Pax3 but not in Six1/Six4:..
  46. ncbi Identification and characterization of human PPFIA4 gene in silico
    Masuko Katoh
    M and M Medical BioInformatics, Narashino 275 0022, Japan
    Int J Mol Med 12:1009-14. 2003
    ..6. PPFIA4-MYOG locus (human chromosome 1q32.1) was paralogous to PPFIA2-LIN7A-MYF5-MYF6 locus (12q21.31), which was also paralogous to PPFIA3-LIN7B locus (19q13.41). PPFIA4 (1186 aa) showed 70.9%, 67...
  47. pmc Co-expression of IGF-1 family members with myogenic regulatory factors following acute damaging muscle-lengthening contractions in humans
    Bryon R McKay
    Department of Kinesiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4L8
    J Physiol 586:5549-60. 2008
    ..05). Myf5 expression peaked at T24 (P < 0.05), while MRF4 and myogenin mRNA expression peaked at T72 (P < 0.05)...
  48. ncbi Neuronal control of myogenic regulatory factor accumulation in fetal muscle
    Charles H Washabaugh
    Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Dev Dyn 236:732-45. 2007
    ..g., myoD and myogenin [E16.5-E18.5] and MRF4 in the EDL only [E18.5-E19...
  49. ncbi Analysis of mRNAs that are enriched in the post-synaptic domain of the neuromuscular junction
    A B McGeachie
    Department of Anatomy and Structural Biology, University of Otago, P O Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Mol Cell Neurosci 30:173-85. 2005
    ..b>MRF4 was the only member of the MyoD family that was concentrated at the mature NMJ, suggesting that it may have a ..
  50. doi Persistence of regenerative myogenesis in spite of down-regulation of activity-dependent genes in long-term denervated rat muscle
    Rosa Lapalombella
    Department of Histology, Embryology and Applied Biology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Neurol Res 30:197-206. 2008
    ..energy usage and angiogenic factors) were down-regulated, while indexes of regenerative myogenesis (Myogenin, MyoD, MRF4 and MHCemb) were up-regulated...
  51. ncbi Repression through a distal TCF-3 binding site restricts Xenopus myf-5 expression in gastrula mesoderm
    Jing Yang
    Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, PR China
    Mech Dev 115:79-89. 2002
    ..by a transcriptional cascade that includes the four myogenic regulatory factors Myf-5, MyoD, Myogenin, and MRF4. The dynamic expression pattern of myf-5 during myogenesis is thought to be consistent with its role during early ..
  52. pmc Differential binding of quadruplex structures of muscle-specific genes regulatory sequences by MyoD, MRF4 and myogenin
    Anat Yafe
    Department of Biochemistry, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, POB 9649 Bat Galim, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Nucleic Acids Res 36:3916-25. 2008
    Four myogenic regulatory factors (MRFs); MyoD, Myf-5, MRF4 and Myogenin direct muscle tissue differentiation...
  53. pmc Discovery of a Mammalian splice variant of myostatin that stimulates myogenesis
    Ferenc Jeanplong
    AgResearch Ltd, Hamilton, New Zealand
    PLoS ONE 8:e81713. 2013
    ..Furthermore, MSV over-expression increased the abundance of MyoD, Myogenin and MRF4 proteins (P<0...
  54. ncbi M-cadherin transcription in satellite cells from normal and denervated muscle
    Annette Maier
    Institute of Brain Research, University of Tubingen, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 286:C708-12. 2004
    ..primary SC cultures from rat muscle denervated for 2-28 days expressed transcripts of myf5, MyoD, myogenin, and MRF4 as SC from normal innervated muscle...
  55. ncbi Molecular and phenotypic characterization of human amniotic fluid cells and their differentiation potential
    Patrizia Bossolasco
    Fondazione Matarelli, 20121 Milan, Italy
    Cell Res 16:329-36. 2006
    ..Before treatments, AFCs showed heterogeneous morphologies. They were negative for MyoD, Myf-5, MRF4, Myogenin and Desmin but positive for osteocalcin, PPARgamma2, GAP43, NSE, Nestin, MAP2, GFAP and beta tubulin III ..
  56. ncbi Skeletal muscle precursors in mouse esophagus are determined during early fetal development
    W Zhao
    Department of Veterinary Basic Sciences, The Royal Veterinary College, London, United Kingdom
    Dev Dyn 219:10-20. 2000
    ..by investigating the expression of four myogenic regulatory factor transcripts: MyoD, Myf-5, myogenin, and MRF4. Myf-5 was first detected at cranial region of esophageal muscle at 12-13 days of gestation, followed by ..
  57. ncbi Acceleration of somitic myogenesis in embryos of myogenin promoter-MRF4 transgenic mice
    N E Block
    Neuromuscular Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown 02129, USA
    Dev Dyn 207:382-94. 1996
    ..To examine MRF function and regulation in somites, we generated myogenin promoter-MRF4 transgenic mice in which MRF4 was expressed in rostral somites about a half day earlier than normal...
  58. ncbi Mox2 is a component of the genetic hierarchy controlling limb muscle development
    B S Mankoo
    Division of Developmental Neurobiology, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, London, UK
    Nature 400:69-73. 1999
    ..are those encoding the basic helix-loop-helix (bHLH) myogenic regulatory factors (MRFs; MyoD, Myf5, myogenin and MRF4) and Pax3, a paired-type homeobox gene that is critical for the development of limb musculature...
  59. pmc E-box- and MEF-2-independent muscle-specific expression, positive autoregulation, and cross-activation of the chicken MyoD (CMD1) promoter reveal an indirect regulatory pathway
    C A Dechesne
    Laboratory of Biochemistry, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892
    Mol Cell Biol 14:5474-86. 1994
    Members of the MyoD family of gene-regulatory proteins (MyoD, myogenin, myf5, and MRF4) have all been shown not only to regulate the transcription of numerous muscle-specific genes but also to positively autoregulate and cross activate ..
  60. ncbi Prolonged passive stretch of rat soleus muscle provokes an increase in the mRNA levels of the muscle regulatory factors distributed along the entire length of the fibers
    E Zador
    Inst Biochem, Albert Szent Gyorgyi Med Univ, Szeged, Hungary
    J Muscle Res Cell Motil 20:395-402. 1999
    ..SERCA1a and SERCA1b, respectively) and those of the muscle regulatory factors (MRFs: myoD, myf-5, myogenin, MRF4) have been assessed by RT PCR in rat soleus muscles immobilized for 3 days in an extended position (passive stretch)..
  61. ncbi Expression of myogenic regulatory factors during the development of mouse tongue striated muscle
    A Yamane
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Dental Medicine, Tsurumi University, Yokohama, Japan
    Arch Oral Biol 45:71-8. 2000
    ..Expression of MRF4 mRNA appeared earlier in the tongue (E13) than in the hind-limb muscle (E15) and increased in both muscles after ..
  62. ncbi Know your neighbors: three phenotypes in null mutants of the myogenic bHLH gene MRF4
    E N Olson
    Hamon Center for Basic Cancer Research, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 75235 9148, USA
    Cell 85:1-4. 1996
  63. ncbi Identification and characterization of the cell type-specific and developmentally regulated alpha7 integrin gene promoter
    B L Ziober
    Department of Stomatology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0512, USA
    J Biol Chem 271:22915-22. 1996
    ..alpha7 promoter was trans-activated by the myogenic basic helix-loop-helix proteins myogenin and MyoD but not by MRF4 and myf5...
  64. ncbi Overlapping functions of the myogenic bHLH genes MRF4 and MyoD revealed in double mutant mice
    A Rawls
    Department of Molecular Biology and Oncology, Department of Pathology, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75235, USA
    Development 125:2349-58. 1998
    The myogenic basic helix-loop-helix (bHLH) genes - MyoD, Myf5, myogenin and MRF4 - exhibit distinct, but overlapping expression patterns during development of the skeletal muscle lineage and loss-of-function mutations in these genes ..
  65. ncbi MyoD(-/-) satellite cells in single-fiber culture are differentiation defective and MRF4 deficient
    D D Cornelison
    Biology Division 156 29, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena 91125, USA
    Dev Biol 224:122-37. 2000
    ..However, they later failed to normally upregulate MRF4, displayed a major deficit in m-cadherin expression, and showed a significant diminution in myogenin-positive ..
  66. pmc H36-alpha 7 is a novel integrin alpha chain that is developmentally regulated during skeletal myogenesis
    W K Song
    Department of Cell and Structural Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana 61801
    J Cell Biol 117:643-57. 1992
    ..is in myotubes derived from myoblasts obtained by treatment of 10T1/2 cells with azacytidine or transfection with MRF4. Immunoblots and immunofluorescence demonstrate that the H36-alpha 7 chain is associated with integrin beta 1...
  67. ncbi Delayed embryonic development of mouse masseter muscle correlates with delayed MyoD family expression
    A Yamane
    Department of Pharmacology, Tsurumi University School of Dental Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    J Dent Res 79:1933-6. 2000
    ..The expression of MRF4 mRNA began later in the masseter (E15) than in the tongue (E13)...
  68. ncbi Response of myogenic determination factors to cessation and resumption of electrical activity in skeletal muscle: a possible role for myogenin in denervation supersensitivity
    C M Neville
    Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, State University of New York, Stony Brook 11794
    Cell Mol Neurobiol 12:511-27. 1992
    ....
  69. ncbi MRF4 protein expression in regenerating rat muscle
    Z Zhou
    Institute of Brain Research, University of Tubingen, Germany
    J Muscle Res Cell Motil 22:311-6. 2001
    ..and myogenin expression in regenerating muscle is well documented, little is known about the exact localization of MRF4. It was the aim of this study to monitor the cellular distribution of MRF4 protein during regeneration...
  70. ncbi Differential expression of B-crystallin and Hsp27 in skeletal muscle during continuous contractile activity. Relationship to myogenic regulatory factors
    P D Neufer
    Department of Internal Medicine, Molecular Cardiology Research Laboratories, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75235 8573, USA
    J Biol Chem 271:24089-95. 1996
    ..Transcript levels of all four myogenic regulatory factors (MyoD, myogenin, myf-5, and MRF4) also increased with stimulation in a pattern temporally similar with alphaBC, suggesting that expression of ..
  71. pmc Downregulation of H19 improves the differentiation potential of mouse parthenogenetic embryonic stem cells
    Neli P Ragina
    Department of Animal Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Stem Cells Dev 21:1134-44. 2012
    ..This phenomenon coincided with upregulation of mesoderm-specific genes such as Myf5, Myf6, and MyoD...
  72. doi Postprandial expression of growth-related genes in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) juveniles fasted for 1 week and fed a single meal to satiation
    Luísa M P Valente
    CIMAR CIIMAR Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental and ICBAS Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas de Abel Salazar, Universidade de Porto, Rua dos Bragas, 289, 4050 123 Porto, Portugal
    Br J Nutr 108:2148-57. 2012
    ..The gut was fullest 1-6 h after feeding and emptied within 48-96 h. IGF-I, MyoD1c, MRF4 and myf5 transcripts were sharply up-regulated within 1 h of refeeding and are promising candidate genes involved ..
  73. pmc The obestatin/GPR39 system is up-regulated by muscle injury and functions as an autocrine regenerative system
    Uxía Gurriarán-Rodríguez
    Area de Endocrinología Molecular y Celular, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria de Santiago IDIS, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    J Biol Chem 287:38379-89. 2012
    ..The relevance of the actions of obestatin was confirmed in vivo by the up-regulation of Pax-7, MyoD, Myf5, Myf6, myogenin, and myosin heavy chain (MHC) in obestatin-infused rats when compared with saline-infused rats...
  74. doi The translational repressor 4E-BP mediates hypoxia-induced defects in myotome cells
    Magdalena Hidalgo
    Université Paris13, EA2363, UFR SMBH, Laboratoire Réponses Cellulaires et Fonctionnelles à l Hypoxie, 93017 Bobigny Cedex, France
    J Cell Sci 125:3989-4000. 2012
    ..cells and muscle-specific protein accumulation in somites, without interfering with the expression of MyoD and MRF4 transcription factors...
  75. doi Treadmill running upregulates the expression of acetylcholine receptor in rat gastrocnemius following botulinum toxin A injection
    Sen Wei Tsai
    Department of Life Sciences, Agricultural Biotechnology Center, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Orthop Res 31:125-31. 2013
    ..Muscle strength and gene expression of AChR subunit (α, β, δ, γ, and ε), MyoD, Myf-5, MRF4, myogenin, p21, IGF-1, GAP43, were analyzed...
  76. pmc Expression of myogenic factors in denervated chicken breast muscle: isolation of the chicken Myf5 gene
    O Saitoh
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington 05405
    Nucleic Acids Res 21:2503-9. 1993
    ..The chicken Myf5 and MRF4 genes are tandemly located on a single genomic DNA fragment, and the chicken Myf5 gene is organized into at least ..
  77. ncbi Disruption of the mouse MRF4 gene identifies multiple waves of myogenesis in the myotome
    A Patapoutian
    Division of Biology 156 29, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena 91125, USA
    Development 121:3347-58. 1995
    b>MRF4 (herculin/Myf-6) is one of the four member MyoD family of transcription factors identified by their ability to enforce skeletal muscle differentiation upon a wide variety of nonmuscle cell types...
  78. pmc Regulation of the mouse desmin gene: transactivated by MyoD, myogenin, MRF4 and Myf5
    H Li
    Department of Cell Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 21:335-43. 1993
    ..Co-transfection of myoD, myogenin, MRF4 and Myf5, with the desmin-CAT construct into 10T-1/2 cells demonstrated that all these factors could transactivate ..
  79. ncbi Inactivation of the myogenic bHLH gene MRF4 results in up-regulation of myogenin and rib anomalies
    W Zhang
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Genes Dev 9:1388-99. 1995
    The myogenic basic helix-loop-helix (bHLH) proteins MyoD, myf5, myogenin, and MRF4 can initiate myogenesis when expressed in nonmuscle cells...
  80. doi Genetic evidence for pax-3 function in myogenesis in the nematode Pristionchus pacificus
    Buqing Yi
    Department for Evolutionary Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Spemannstrasse 37, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Evol Dev 11:669-79. 2009
    ..Four related basic helix-loop-helix transcription factors, MyoD, Myf5, Mrf4, and Myogenin, are targets of PAX3 and serve as myogenic regulatory factors...
  81. doi Expression and subcellular localization of myogenic regulatory factors during the differentiation of skeletal muscle C2C12 myoblasts
    Paola Ferri
    Dipartimento di Scienze dell Uomo, dell Ambiente e della Natura, University of Urbino Carlo Bo, I 61029 Urbino, Italy
    J Cell Biochem 108:1302-17. 2009
    It is known that the MyoD family members (MyoD, Myf5, myogenin, and MRF4) play a pivotal role in the complex mechanism of skeletal muscle cell differentiation...
  82. pmc Influence of hormone replacement therapy on eccentric exercise induced myogenic gene expression in postmenopausal women
    Christina M Dieli-Conwright
    Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, Clinical Exercise Research Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 107:1381-8. 2009
    ..differentiation factor (MyoD), myogenin, myostatin, myogenic factor 5 (Myf5), and muscle regulatory factor 4 (MRF4). At rest, the HRT group expressed higher levels of MyoD, myogenin, Myf5, MRF4, and follistatin (P < 0.05)...
  83. pmc Differential gene expression in the perichondrium and cartilage of the neonatal mouse temporomandibular joint
    R J Hinton
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Baylor College of Dentistry, Texas A and M Health Science Center, Dallas, TX 75246, USA
    Orthod Craniofac Res 12:168-77. 2009
    ..Notch and TGF-beta signalling may be important regulators of MCC proliferation and differentiation; the relatively high expression of genes such as Myf6 and VEGF-B and its receptors suggests a degree of unsuspected plasticity in PC cells.
  84. ncbi Assignment of the human myogenic factors 5 and 6 (MYF5, MYF6) gene cluster to 12q21 by in situ hybridization and physical mapping of the locus between D12S350 and D12S106
    L Cupelli
    Department of Cell Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Cytogenet Cell Genet 72:250-1. 1996
  85. ncbi The Caenorhabditis elegans MYOD homologue HLH-1 is essential for proper muscle function and complete morphogenesis
    L Chen
    Carnegie Institute of Washington, Department of Embryology, Baltimore, MD 21210
    Development 120:1631-41. 1994
    A family of muscle-specific helix-loop-helix transcription factors (myoD, myogenin, myf-5 and MRF4) has been implicated in the control of vertebrate skeletal myogenesis...
  86. doi Gene expression signature of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia with Trisomy 12
    E Porpaczy
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Clin Invest 39:568-75. 2009
    ..The prognosis of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) patients is largely determined by the karyotype of the malignant clone. We have investigated the gene expression profile associated with trisomy 12 (+12)...
  87. pmc Calcineurin signaling and PGC-1alpha expression are suppressed during muscle atrophy due to diabetes
    Tiffany K Roberts-Wilson
    Renal Division, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1803:960-7. 2010
    ..Therefore, we examined MEF2 and NFATc activity in muscles from STZ-rats. Target genes MRF4 and MCIP1.4 mRNAs were both significantly reduced, consistent with reduced Cn signaling...
  88. doi Evidence for a myotomal Hox/Myf cascade governing nonautonomous control of rib specification within global vertebral domains
    Tânia Vinagre
    Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Rua da Quinta Grande 6, 2780 156 Oeiras, Portugal
    Dev Cell 18:655-61. 2010
    ..and rib-less areas is first interpreted in the myotome through the regional-specific control of Myf5 and Myf6 expression...
  89. pmc Expression of MRF4, a myogenic helix-loop-helix protein, produces multiple changes in the myogenic program of BC3H-1 cells
    N E Block
    Neuromuscular Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown 02129
    Mol Cell Biol 12:2484-92. 1992
    Expression of MRF4, a myogenic regulatory factor of the basic helix-loop-helix type, produced multiple changes in the myogenic program of the BC3H-1 cell line...
  90. ncbi Expression of the muscle regulatory factor MRF4 during somite and skeletal myofiber development
    T J Hinterberger
    Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907
    Dev Biol 147:144-56. 1991
    The muscle regulatory factors MRF4, myogenin, myf-5, and MyoD constitute a family of proteins that can function as muscle-specific transcriptional activators...
  91. doi The molecular regulation of muscle stem cell function
    M A Rudnicki
    The Sprott Centre for Stem Cell Research, Regenerative Medicine Program, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 8L6
    Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol 73:323-31. 2008
    ..genetic analysis has revealed that Myf5 and MyoD are required for myogenic determination, whereas myogenin and MRF4 have roles in terminal differentiation...
  92. pmc The four human muscle regulatory helix-loop-helix proteins Myf3-Myf6 exhibit similar hetero-dimerization and DNA binding properties
    T Braun
    Department of Toxicology, Medical School, University of Hamburg, FRG
    Nucleic Acids Res 19:5645-51. 1991
    The muscle regulatory proteins Myf3, Myf4, Myf5, and Myf6 share a highly conserved DNA binding and dimerization domain consisting of a cluster of basic amino acids and a potential helix-loop-helix structure...
  93. doi Circadian expression of clock and putative clock-controlled genes in skeletal muscle of the zebrafish
    Ian P G Amaral
    Scottish Oceans Institute, School of Biology, University of St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 302:R193-206. 2012
    ..7-fold for the repressor per1a. Out of 32 candidate clock-controlled genes, only myf6, igfbp3, igfbp5b, and hsf2 showed circadian expression patterns...
  94. doi Molecular mechanism underlying the differential MYF6 expression in postnatal skeletal muscle of Duroc and Pietrain breeds
    Huitao Fan
    Institute of Animal Science, Animal Breeding and Husbandry Group, University of Bonn, Germany
    Gene 486:8-14. 2011
    ..b>Myogenic factor 6 (MYF6) is the most abundantly expressed myogenic factor in adult muscle...
  95. doi Sex, fiber-type, and age dependent in vitro proliferation of mouse muscle satellite cells
    Raquel Manzano
    LAGENBIO I3A, Aragońs Institute of Health Sciences IACS, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    J Cell Biochem 112:2825-36. 2011
    ..Myogenin and Mrf4 transcripts were generally elevated in males of 40 and 60 days of age and in female EDL of juveniles...
  96. doi Nampt/visfatin/PBEF affects expression of myogenic regulatory factors and is regulated by interleukin-6 in chicken skeletal muscle cells
    Susan M Krzysik-Walker
    Department of Poultry Science, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 159:413-21. 2011
    ..Treatment with recombinant human Nampt was found to decrease myoD and mrf4 expression but to increase myf5 expression in myocytes, while glucose uptake was unaffected...
  97. ncbi Myogenin is in an evolutionarily conserved linkage group on human chromosome 1q31-q41 and unlinked to other mapped muscle regulatory factor genes
    E Olson
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030
    Genomics 8:427-34. 1990
    ..The results verify the nonlinkage of MYOG to MYOD1, MYF5, and MYF6 genes and indicate that events associated with the duplication of MYOG with respect to MYOD1, MYF5, or MYF6 loci ..
  98. ncbi Chronic heart failure-induced skeletal muscle atrophy, necrosis, and changes in myogenic regulatory factors
    Paula F Martinez
    Department of Internal Medicine, Botucatu Medical School, Sao Paulo State University, UNESP Universidad Estadual Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Med Sci Monit 16:BR374-83. 2010
    ..In this study we evaluated the expression of myogenic regulatory factors (MRF), myosin heavy chain (MyHC) isoforms, and fiber trophism in the soleus muscle of rats with myocardial infarction-induced heart failure...
  99. doi Pitx2 defines alternate pathways acting through MyoD during limb and somitic myogenesis
    Aurore L'honoré
    Laboratoire de Genetique Moleculaire, Institut de recherches cliniques de Montreal IRCM, QC, Canada
    Development 137:3847-56. 2010
    ..Whereas Myf5 and Mrf4 are dispensable for limb muscle progenitor fate, inactivation of Myf5 and Mrf4 in Pitx2 mutants results in a ..
  100. doi The expression pattern of myogenic regulatory factors MyoD, Myf6 and Pax7 in postnatal porcine skeletal muscles
    K Ropka-Molik
    Department of Animal Genetics and Breeding, National Research Institute of Animal Production, ul Krakowska 1, 32 083 Balice, Poland
    Gene Expr Patterns 11:79-83. 2011
    The MyoD, Myf6 genes, which belong to the family of muscle regulatory factors (MRFs) play a major role in muscle growth and development. Therefore, they are considered as candidate genes for meat production traits in pigs...

Research Grants66

  1. FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF MRF4 ACTIVITY DURING MYOGENESIS
    STEPHEN KONIECZNY; Fiscal Year: 1993
    The primary goal of this proposal is to characterize the muscle regulatory factor MRF4 and determine how it functions in establishing and maintaining stable muscle cell lineages...
  2. BASIS OF PAX3-FKHR ONCOGENESIS IN RHABDOMYOSARCOMA
    Chiayeng Wang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PAX3-FKHR, with an emphasis on the dysregulated Myogenin/MEF2C activity in promoting muscle specific genes such as Myf6. Studies outlined in Aims 2 and 3 will provide a molecular basis for the uncontrolled growth and differentiation ..
  3. BASIS OF PAX3-FKHR ONCOGENESIS IN RHABDOMYOSARCOMA
    Chiayeng Wang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..PAX3-FKHR, with an emphasis on the dysregulated Myogenin/MEF2C activity in promoting muscle specific genes such as Myf6. Studies outlined in Aims 2 and 3 will provide a molecular basis for the uncontrolled growth and differentiation ..
  4. REGULATION OF SODIUM CHANNEL GENE EXPRESSION
    Susan Kraner; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Previous work indicates that the myogenic basic helix-loop-helix (bHLH) proteins myogenin and MRF4 recruit other novel TFs, including both a transrepressor and a transactivator, in regulating SkM 1 expression...
  5. ADAPTATION OF SENESCENT MUSCLE TO EXERCISE TRAINING
    Todd Trappe; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  6. Gene-Environment Interaction in Holoprosencephaly: Role of Fetal Alcohol Exposure
    ROBERT KRAUSS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Such information may have important public health impact and could ultimately aid in the counseling of HPE mutation carriers. ..
  7. Role of CD164 in Skeletal Myogenesis
    ROBERT KRAUSS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These experiments will provide information critical to molecular and genetic understanding of CD164's role in myogenesis. This research should therefore shed light on fundamental processes by which skeletal muscles develop. ..
  8. Id2 REGULATION OF MUSCLE HYPERTROPHY IN AGING
    STEPHEN ALWAY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. Apoptosis in Laminin alpha2-Deficient Muscle Pathology
    JANICE DOMINOV; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. THE ROLE OF CDO IN MYOGENIC DIFFERENTIATION
    ROBERT KRAUSS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This research should shed light on fundamental processes by which skeletal muscles develop and therefore advance potential strategies for improved treatment of skeletal muscle diseases. ..
  11. Weight-loss, Exercise, and Oxidative Capacity in Obesity
    Matthew Harber; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..lean subjects. The obese women will then be reevaluated following 12% weight loss (through diet only or diet plus exercise) to examine the influence of weight-loss with or without exercise on these parameters. ..
  12. Enhancement of Myoblast Chemotactic Migration
    JANICE DOMINOV; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  13. IDENTIFYING NEWT GENES THAT REGULATE CELLULAR PLASTICITY
    SHANNON ODELBERG; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Using these methods, we expect to identify newt genes that function in regulating cellular plasticity in mammalian cells. Identifying these genes would have important implication for the future of regenerative medicine. ..
  14. Mice That Lack CDO: A Model for Mild Holoprosencephaly
    ROBERT KRAUSS; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  15. THE ROLE OF CDO IN MYOGENIC DIFFERENTIATION
    ROBERT KRAUSS; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The proposed work will provide information critical to a molecular understanding of CDO's role in myogenesis and should therefore shed light on fundamental processes by which skeletal muscles develop. ..