The increasing strength of Skeletal Muscle

The start of 2012 marked one year since
the launch of Skeletal Muscle. In January
2011, the journal set out to provide a home for the increasing amounts of
research being conducted into skeletal muscle – from the genes responsible for
muscular dystrophies, to the contribution of skeletal muscle to
insulin and fatty acid signalling. 

To mark this anniversary, Skeletal Muscle published an Editorial
written by the journal’s Editors-in-Chief; Profs David Glass, Kevin Campbell and
Michael Rudnicki. The Editorial, which can be read in full here, looks
back over a successful first year, with 20 original research articles and 16
reviews being published, as well as the journal’s inclusion in PubMed. In this
article, the Editors state “The bottom line is that this is truly a group endeavor; Skeletal Muscle is here for the
scientist interested in this dynamic tissue.  Like its namesake, it can
only gather strength with use and exercise – perhaps you can start by including
us in your New Year’s resolution for 2012… to help grow the journal by your

To view the journals aims and scope, or to
submit an article, visit the Skeletal Muscle journal homepage.

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