The molecular role of ADAM12 in maintenance of skeletal muscle, myogenesis and adipogenesis [ 2006 - 2008 ]

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Researchers Prof MD Grounds; Prof UM Wewer

Brief description An understanding of the molecular control of skeletal muscle growth, maintenance and balance between muscle and fat production is of fundamental importance for a competitive meat industry, for the promotion of strong muscles in the ageing population and for disorders such as muscle diseases, diabetes and obesity. This project will enhance strong international collaborations and expand cutting-edge research within Australia with many potential economic benefits for the meat industry, biotechnology and health. The expertise developed by this pioneering research will ensure that Australia is well placed to harness new technologies and exploit future advances in this fast-moving field of muscle biology.

Funding Amount $276,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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