Opinion: Stop Ignoring This Filament Crucial to Muscle Function
Opinion: Stop Ignoring This Filament Crucial to Muscle Function
Titin was discovered four decades ago, but some physiology textbooks fail to recognize the important role it plays in muscle contraction.
Opinion: Stop Ignoring This Filament Crucial to Muscle Function
Opinion: Stop Ignoring This Filament Crucial to Muscle Function

Titin was discovered four decades ago, but some physiology textbooks fail to recognize the important role it plays in muscle contraction.

Titin was discovered four decades ago, but some physiology textbooks fail to recognize the important role it plays in muscle contraction.

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Infographic: Triggering Titin
Infographic: Triggering Titin
Julio M. Fernández | Sep 1, 2018
This third filament involved in muscle function is often ignored in medical textbooks. Here's how it works.
Caught on Camera
Caught on Camera
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2018
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Contributors
Sukanya Charuchandra | Sep 1, 2018
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CRISPR Treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Helps Dogs
CRISPR Treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Helps Dogs
Catherine Offord | Aug 31, 2018
Researchers boosted levels of the dystrophin protein to nearly normal levels in a canine model of the disease.