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30 July 2020: Clinical Research

Fiber Type-Specific Morphological and Cellular Changes of Paraspinal Muscles in Patients with Severe Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Xiexiang Shao 1ABCEF* , Jian Chen 1ABCF* , Jingfan Yang 1ADFG* , Wenyuan Sui 1BDFG , Yaolong Deng 1BCEF , Zifang Huang 2BCE , Ping Hu 3ACEG* , Junlin Yang 1ABCDEG*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.924415

Med Sci Monit 2020; 26:e924415

Figure 2 Representative bilateral paraspinal muscle immunohistological images of Pax7 (red), laminin (green), fast myosin skeletal heavy chain (green), and DAPI (blue) from individuals with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and control individuals. Muscle fiber type II can be stained with green while fiber type I cannot. Satellite cells were identified by Pax7+/DAPI+ cells within the laminin border. White arrows denote satellite cells (Pax 7+/DAPI+). Scale bar=100 μm.

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Medical Science Monitor Basic Research eISSN: 2325-4416
Medical Science Monitor Basic Research eISSN: 2325-4416