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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2010, Article ID 163203, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/163203
Research Article

The Masticatory Contractile Load Induced Expression and Activation of Akt1/PKB in Muscle Fibers at the Myotendinous Junction within Muscle-Tendon-Bone Unit

1Department of Operative Dentistry, Periodontics and Endodontics, Heinrich-Heine-University, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany
2Department I of Anatomy, University of Cologne, 50931 Cologne, Germany
3Department of Molecular and Cellular Sports Medicine, German Sports University, 50933 Cologne, Germany

Received 2 November 2009; Accepted 4 March 2010

Academic Editor: Guy M. Benian

Copyright © 2010 Yüksel Korkmaz et al. 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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