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High titres of anti-CCP can occasionally be found in patients with inflammatory myopathy. Occupational Performance Coaching for Stroke Survivors: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. At various time points after induction of sepsis, mRNA levels for MuRF1 and atrogin-1/MAFbx were determined in extensor digitorum longus muscles by real-time PCR.

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