• The contribution of titin to striated muscle shortening 

    Schuster, Joseph M. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    Striated muscle shortens under various loads (i.e., performs work), which allows movement of the skeleton and pumping of blood throughout the circulatory system. The amount of work that a muscle can do is determined by the ...
  • Hypochlorous acid stimulates heme oxygenase-1 gene expression in human endothelial cells 

    Wei, Yong, 1986- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] In the present study, we tested the hypothesis that Hypochlorous acid (HOCl) regulates the expression of the cytoprotective protein heme oxygenase-1 ...