red fibers

red fi·bers

red skeletal muscle fibers that are rich in sarcoplasm, myoglobin, and mitochondria; they are smaller in diameter and contract more slowly than white fibers.
Synonym(s): slow fiber
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D'Artagnan recognized that voice, and as the window of the ground-floor was open, he leant down from his horse under the branches and red fibers of the vine and cried "Bazin, my dear Bazin
In early November, Appleton began embedding red fibers made of rayon, a recyclable cellulose fiber, into its BPA-free thermal receipt paper to help consumers and retail workers quickly identify the kind of thermal receipt paper they are handling.
thermal-receipt paper--began embedding tiny red fibers to mark its paper.
Starting in the first two weeks of November, the company's receipt paper comes with something new--tiny flakes of red fibers on the back.
To compare the present results to previous studies, slow-twitch fibers are assumed as slow-twitch oxidative (SO), type I, [beta] red or red fibers, respectively, and fast-twitch fibers as fast-twitch oxidative glycolytic (FOG) and fast-twitch glycolytic (FG) (Peter et al.
Knowing what red fabrics the victim had at home, students studied red fibers found on her body under microscopes.
The round pin guard has three red fibers in its perimeter to make it visible when centering inside your peep in low light.
Muscle biopsy findings can suggest the presence of an mtDNA disorder, revealing the pathognomonic ragged red fibers caused by proliferation of abnormal mitochondria.
7) Ragged red fibers and cytochrome c oxidase--negative muscle fibers, reflective of mitochondrial DNA alterations, are frequent but not diagnostic findings.
An example of a mitochondrial disorder is myoclonus epilepsy with ragged red fibers (MERRF), in which the children have myoclonic and generalized tonic clonic seizures, dementia, ataxia, and weakness.
8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Appleton, the only producer of BPA-free thermal receipt paper in the United States, announced that it has added easy-to-see red fibers to its paper, creating peace of mind for retailers and consumers in time for the holiday shopping season.
Rigor mortis in normal post mortem (PM) muscle develops at a faster rate in red fibers than in white fiber muscles, but chilling has a greater effect in slowing the rate of rigor mortis development in red fibers compared with white fibers (Sams and Janky, 1991).