BAM 18 (5) 2008

Table of Content

TM Focus on Cachexia

Dario Coletti, Editor


                                 Editorial            107        Dario Coletti: Cachexia as a matter of meat

                                 Reviews            109        Highlights on Cachexia, from the 4th Cachexia Conference Tampa (FL), 6-9 Dec 2007

                                                                         Dario Coletti, Sergio Adamo

                                 Articles              115        A meta-analysis on a therapeutic dilemma: to exercise or not to exercise in cachexia

                                                                          Barbara Perniconi, Maria C. Albertini, Laura Teodori, Laura Belli, Marco Rocchi, Dario Coletti

                                                           121        Effects of low level and severe dietary restriction on age-related sarcopenia

                                                                         Gabriella Cavallini, Sara Straniero, Alessio Donati, Ettore Bergamini

                                                           127        Nitric Oxide does not mediate Atrogin-1/MAFbx upregulation by inflammatory mediators

                                                                         Bingwen Jin, Yi-Ping Li   


                                                           131        Chronic p53 activity leads to skeletal muscle atrophy and muscle stem cell perturbation

                                                                         Martina Schwarzkopf, Dario Coletti, Giovanna Marazzi, David Sassoon

                                                           139        Chemotherapy-induced muscle wasting: association with NF-kB and cancer cachexia

                                                                         Jeffrey Damrauer, Michael E. Stadler, Swarnali Acharyya, Albert S. Baldwin, Marion E. Couch, Denis C. Guttridge

                                                           149        Unilateral hindlimb immobilization: a simple model of atrophy in mice

                                                                         Luca Madaro, Piera Smeriglio, Mario Molinaro, Marina Bouché

                                 cirMyo News    154        2008Autumn PaduaMuscleDays, October 19-21, 2008 - Program