What is the role of myostatin in the heart? Listen to our latest podcast on the Review article by Breitbart et al, as Editor in Chief William C. Stanley and Associate Editor Gary Lopaschuk interview lead author Joerg Heineke (University of Hannover, School of Medicine) to find out how and why myostatin puts the breaks on muscle growth.
Astrid Breitbart, Mannix Auger-Messier, Jeffery D Molkentin, and Joerg Heineke. Myostatin from the heart: local and systemic actions in cardiac failure and muscle wasting. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol; published ahead of print March 18, 2011, doi:10.1152/ajpheart.00200.2011.