Myogenesis pp 319-330 | Cite as

Preparation and Culturing of Atlantic Salmon Muscle Cells for In Vitro Studies

  • Tone-Kari K. OestbyeEmail author
  • Elisabeth Ytteborg
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1889)


This chapter outlines methods for isolating myosatellites from Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar), how to keep them in culture and differentiate them into mature myocytes. The protocol further describes how to trans-differentiate the myocytes into osteoblasts (bone cells).

Key words

In vitro Atlantic salmon Muscle cell Differentiation Myosatellite Trans-differentiation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nofima ASÅsNorway

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