Mechanisms in muscle atrophy in immobilization and aging

Marina Bar-Shai, Eli Carmeli, Raymond Coleman, Abraham Z. Reznick

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The purpose of this report was to study the effects of four weeks of hindlimb immobilization on acid phosphatase activity of old rats in comparison with the profile obtained after similar treatment in young rats.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)475-478
Number of pages4
JournalAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
StatePublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes


  • Acid phosphatase activity
  • Aging
  • Immobilization atrophy
  • Muscle wasting
  • Protein breakdown

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience (all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (all)
  • History and Philosophy of Science


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