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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 173471, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/173471
Research Article

Force Characteristics of the Rat Sternomastoid Muscle Reinnervated with End-to-End Nerve Repair

1Upper Airway Research Laboratory, Department of Research, Hackensack University Medical Center, 30 Prospect Avenue, Jurist Research Building, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
2Department of Neurosurgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA

Received 1 June 2011; Revised 8 September 2011; Accepted 22 September 2011

Academic Editor: Henk Granzier

Copyright © 2011 Stanislaw Sobotka and Liancai Mu. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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  • Kai Ma, Zhifeng Huang, Jianfeng Ma, Longquan Shao, Huiming Wang, and Yanliang Wang, “Perlecan and synaptophysin changes in denervated skeletal muscle,” Neural Regeneration Research, vol. 7, no. 17, pp. 1293–1298, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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