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Impairment of IGF-I gene splicing and MGF expression associated with muscle wasting

Goldspink, G; (2005) Impairment of IGF-I gene splicing and MGF expression associated with muscle wasting. INT J BIOCHEM CELL B , 37 (10) 2012 - 2022. 10.1016/j.biocel.2005.04.006.

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Abstract

An aminopeptidase was purified from bovine skeletal muscle by ammonium sulfate fractionation and by successive chromatographies of DEAE-cellulose, Sehacryl S-200, phenyl-sepharose CL-4B, hydroxyapatite and Hi-Trap chelating HP columns. The aminopeptidase was purified about 14-fold over the crude extract with a yield of 1.0% activity. The molecular mass of the enzyme was found to be 58 kDa on SDS-PAGE. The enzyme activity was enhanced by the addition of some anions, such as Cl-, NO3- and SCN-, which is the most unique property of this enzyme. While, the activity was strongly inhibited by bestatin, PMSF and puromycin, suggesting that it was a serine protease. In addition, this enzyme was identical with leukotriene (LT) A4 hydrolase, converting LTA4 to LTB4. (c) 2005 Published by Elsevier Ltd.

Type: Article
Title: Impairment of IGF-I gene splicing and MGF expression associated with muscle wasting
DOI: 10.1016/j.biocel.2005.04.006
Keywords: MGF, IGF-I, muscle cachexia, satellite cells, sarcopenia, CONTRACTION-INDUCED INJURY, AGE-ASSOCIATED CHANGES, HUMAN SKELETAL-MUSCLE, RESISTANCE EXERCISE, SATELLITE CELL, GROWTH-HORMONE, MYOSTATIN GENE, TRANSGENIC MDX, STEM-CELLS, MICE
UCL classification: UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences
UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Surgery and Interventional Science (Division of)
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/37834
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