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U-M Researchers Find Tendons in Mice Become Brittle if Muscle Hormone is Lacking

Caption: A study in mice by University of Michigan post-doctoral research fellow Christopher Mendias, left, and John Faulkner, professor in the Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology at the U-M Medical School, suggest that a promising class of drugs to build up muscles may have a downside: brittle tendons.

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