Distribution of Ribosomal RNA in Fusing Myoblasts


THE syncytial structure of vertebrate striated muscle is considered to be formed, both in embryogenesis and in its regeneration after injury or disease, by the successive fusion of many individual initially uninucleate “myoblasts”. K. F. A. R. and Hudgson1 have recently reviewed the current literature on this subject.

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    Ross, K. F. A., and Hudgson, P., in Disorders of Voluntary Muscle (edit. by Walton, J. N.), second ed., chap. 10 (Churchill, London, 1969).

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    Ross, K. F. A., and Jans, D. E., in Cell Structure and its Interpretation (edit. by McGee Russell, S. M., and Ross, K. F. A.), chap. 22 (Edward Arnold, London, 1968).

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    Snedecor, G. W., Statistical Methods, fifth ed., 98 (Iowa State College Press, Ames, 1956).

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ROSS, K., JANS, D., LARSON, P. et al. Distribution of Ribosomal RNA in Fusing Myoblasts. Nature 226, 545–547 (1970). https://doi.org/10.1038/226545a0

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