smooth muscle

Image of the Day: Cuttlefish Camouflage
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Feb 16, 2018
The cephalopod’s unique ability to disguise itself relies on a single motor nerve exclusively dedicated to skin tension and papillary control.
Generating Cardiac Precursor Cells
Kerry Grens | Jun 1, 2016
Researchers derive cardiac precursors to form cardiac muscle, endothelial, and smooth muscle cells in mice.
Smooth Move
Ashley P. Taylor | Jan 1, 2016
In the mouse lung, hardening of a blood vessel can result from just a single progenitor cell forming new smooth muscle.