MYH6

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MYH6

A gene on chromosome 14q12 that encodes a heavy chain of myosin and is thus involved in cytokinesis, cell shape and specialised functions—e.g., secretion and capping.
 
Molecular pathology
MYH6 mutation causes familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and atrial septal defect 3.
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2007) our results indicate that the MyHC isoforms, expressed in each of the studied NMCs, are relevant attributes in meat quality development because they influence perimortem metabolism.
values, red fibre percentages (I-IIa MyHC isoforms) and oxyhaemoglobin values.
Specificity of MAbs against adult skeletal MyHC isoforms used in this study and immunohistochemical characterization of pure skeletal muscle fibre types in pig (I, IIA, IIX and IIB types) according to the MyHC isoform they express MAbs Dilution I IIa IIx IIb References BA-F8 1:10 + - - - Graziotti et al.