Jamb and Jamc are essential proteins for the fusion of muscle cells: study

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 17:31 in Biology & Nature

Researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute have discovered two proteins that are essential for the fusion of muscle cells to build muscle fibres. Their discovery might help us better understand and treat illnesses such as muscle-wasting disorders and diseases of bone over-growth, in which cellular fusion is an important feature.

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