The Latest in Biomechanics
The following publication review showcases recent studies that use Aurora Scientific equipment to make advances in the field of biomechanics.
Setup and Use of the 3-in-1 Whole Animal System
This virtual demo will show how to setup and operate Aurora Scientific's 3-in-1 Whole Animal System.
Aurora Scientific equipment has played important roles in helping researchers understand muscle physiology under a variety of conditions in animal models as highlighted in this publication review.
Neuromuscular Junction and Muscle Pathophysiology
Thanks to Aurora Scientific equipment, numerous groups have been able to further expand our understanding of these pathologies and how we can improve muscle function. This publication review highlights some of the latest pathophysiological research that utilize our line of equipment.
The equipment needed to induce force, mount samples, and capture structural changes are among Aurora Scientific’s line of instrumentation and is highlighted in some recent publications in this review.
Comparative Biology Using Animal Models
Aurora Scientific provides instrumentation to aid in collecting and analyzing data in numerous comparative animal models highlighted in some recent publications in this review.
Designing an in-vivo study in DMC LabBook
This blog will provide a walkthrough of how to design a study in our Dynamic Muscle Control (DMC) LabBook software, specifically for 1300A 3-in-1 Whole Animal System in-vivo experiments.
Unique and Interesting Animal Models
At Aurora Scientific, we provide instrumentation to help assess muscle biomechanics in a variety of animal models from flies to octopuses, and highlight some recent examples in this publication review.
Excellence, Innovation, and Collaboration: Key Research at the MHRC
This past April, we partnered with InsideScientific and the Muscle Health Research Centre (MHRC) at York University, a one-of-a-kind facility that fosters an interdisciplinary approach to the study of muscle physiology. We interviewed three keystone researchers who are shaping the future of skeletal muscle health: David Hood, PhD, Peter Backx, PhD, and Ali Abdul-Sater, PhD.
Sensory Encoding by Muscle Spindle Afferents
This publication review highlights Aurora Scientific instruments that can facilitate the study of sensory encoding by muscle spindle afferents.
Excellence, Innovation, and Collaboration: Student Research at the MHRC
This past April, we partnered with InsideScientific and the Muscle Health Research Centre (MHRC) at York University, a one-of-a-kind facility that fosters an interdisciplinary approach to the study of muscle physiology. We had the privilege of interviewing a number of faculty and students to highlight their research, as well as the opportunities provided to them by the MHRC.
Functional Recovery of the Musculoskeletal System Following Injury – Leveraging the Large Animal Model
Watch Dr. Sarah Greising discuss the current pathophysiologic understanding of the skeletal muscle remaining following traumatic musculoskeletal injuries.
Excellence, Innovation, and Collaboration: A Day at the MHRC with Arthur Cheng
Interviewing Dr. Arthur Cheng at the Muscle Health Research Centre (MHRC), York University, an innovative research centre that facilitates the interdisciplinary study of muscle biology and the importance of skeletal muscle to the overall health and well-being of Canadians. Dr. Cheng's lab primarily investigates the mechanisms of skeletal muscle weakness and fatigue, and focuses on how calcium handling affects these mechanisms.
Muscle Function in Diabetes and Heart Failure
This publication review takes a look at muscle function in the context of diabetes and heart failure, and how these mechanistic findings can help develop targeted therapies in the future.
Excellence, Innovation, and Collaboration: A Day at the MHRC with Chris Perry
Interviewing Dr. Christopher Perry at the Muscle Health Research Centre (MHRC), York University, an innovative research centre that facilitates the interdisciplinary study of muscle biology and the importance of skeletal muscle to the overall health and well-being of Canadians. Dr. Perry's lab studies metabolic dysregulation in murine models of muscle weakness disorders.
Talking Real Science with Chris Perry
Christopher Perry, PhD, an Associate Professor at York University with the School of Kinesiology & Health Science joined us to talk in detail about his career path that led him to study regulation of skeletal muscle metabolism. As a dedicated customer, Chris specifically highlights how the 1300A 3-in-1 Whole Animal System helps achieve his research goals.
Attenuating Muscle Disease Pathology
This publication review discusses how Aurora Scientific muscle physiology products are used in muscular dystrophy preclinical research.
Mitochondrial Bioenergetics and Muscle Function
Highlighted in this publication review are systems available from Aurora Scientific that have aided studies of mitochondrial bioenergetics and muscle function in various research areas, including chronic kidney disease (CKD), sarcopenia, and chronopharmacology.
Myofilament Mechanics in Cardiac and Skeletal Muscle
This publication review highlights how Aurora Scientific offers technologies and instruments for facilitating mechanistic studies.
Modelling Exercise-Induced Muscular Changes Using Dynamic Contractions
This publication review highlights how some of our instruments have been used to study the morphological characteristics and function of muscle, as well as myocellular signaling, in rodent models of exercise.
Mitigating Neuromuscular Deficits
This publication review highlights how several researchers have recently employed our instruments and technologies to better understand these mechanisms and uncover new therapeutic avenues for a variety of diseases and disorders.
Cardiac biophysics is a necessary component for understanding cardiac disease and dysfunction. This publication review explores recent publications that investigate mechanical and biophysical properties of cardiac muscle.
Nerve versus Muscle Stimulation: When to Use?
This technical blog discusses the importance of choosing the correct method to measure hindlimb mechanics in animal models: nerve or muscle stimulation.
Best of 2021: Muscle Physiology
This publication review summarizes some of the best recent articles that fall under our Muscle Physiology category.
Using the 1700A Single Myofibril System – Tips and Tricks
The 1700A single myofibril system (sometimes referred to as the ‘Penguin’) is commonly used to investigate the active and passive properties of single myofibrils.