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Follistatin 344

Follistatin is essential for skeletal muscle development and growth. It was discovered that follistatin is not only myostatin regulator, but also has independent capacity to regulate muscle growth by interacting with Smad3 and mTOR. Research with macaque monkeys demonstrated that regulating follistatin via gene therapy resulted in muscle growth and increases in strength. Follistatin is a single-chain gonadal protein that …