Muscle Biology and mTORC1 Signaling in Aging

Blake B. Rasmussen, Elena Volpi

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1 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSarcopenia
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)9781118343968
StatePublished - Jul 27 2012


  • Aging, and muscle protein turnover
  • Basic mechanisms, impact on muscle protein homeostasis
  • Cellular mechanisms and sarcopenia, evidence-based interventions
  • Exercise/nutrition and mTORC1/muscle protein, counteracting sarcopenia
  • Impaired muscle protein anabolism, vasodilation in the young/old
  • MTORC1 signaling pathway regulation, muscle protein turnover
  • MTORC1 signaling, muscle protein synthesis in humans
  • Muscle biology and mTORC1 signaling in aging
  • Nutrition, anabolic for skeletal muscle proteins
  • Sarcopenia etiology, multifactorial, not completely understood

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine

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