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Thapsigargin blocks muscle contractions Single plane spinning disc confocal movies of myotubes labelled with Mef2-Gal4, UAS-Lifeact-Ruby and Mhc-GFP (not shown), either injected with DMSO (left movie) or with Thapsigargin (right movie) at 52 h - 53 h APF and imaged at 55 h APF. Time is indicated in seconds. Movies plays with 10 frames per second.

Mechanical tension and spontaneous muscle twitching precede the formation of cross-striated muscle in vivo

Manuela Weitkunat, Martina Brasse, Andreas R. Bausch, and Frank Schnorrer

Development 2017. 144:1261-1272; doi: 10.1242/dev.140723