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A Guide to Examining Intramuscular Fat Formation and its Cellular Origin in Skeletal Muscle

DOI :

10.3791/63996-v

9:19 min

May 26th, 2022

May 26th, 2022

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1Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Florida College of Medicine, 2Myology Institute, University of Florida College of Medicine

The replacement of healthy muscle tissue with intramuscular fat is a prominent feature of human diseases and conditions. This protocol outlines how to visualize, image, and quantify intramuscular fat, allowing the rigorous study of the mechanisms underlying intramuscular fat formation.

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