myo·​stat·​in ˌmī-ə-ˈsta-tᵊn How to pronounce myostatin (audio)
: a protein found mainly in skeletal muscle that is a transforming growth factor acting to restrain the growth of muscles
Two treatments that block a protein called myostatin, which slows muscle growth, are now in the pipeline.Rowan Hooper, New Scientist

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“Myostatin.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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