longissimus thoracis muscle

lon·gis·si·mus tho·ra·cis mus·cle

(lon-jis'i-mŭs thō-rā'sis mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, with iliocostalis and from transverse processes of lower thoracic vertebrae; insertion, by lateral slips into most or all of the ribs between angles and tubercles and into tips of transverse processes of upper lumbar vertebrae, and by medial slips into accessory processes of upper lumbar and transverse processes of thoracic vertebrae; action, extends vertebral column; nerve supply, dorsal primary rami of thoracic and lumbar spinal nerves.
Synonym(s): musculus longissimus thoracis [TA] , thoracic longissimus muscle.
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Postmortem changes in relative contents of metabolites in Longissimus thoracis muscle of Japanese Black steers.
The samples were collected 24 hours after slaughter, from the longissimus thoracis muscle between the 12th and 13th rib and stored immediately at -70AdegC.
Meat samples from longissimus thoracis muscle of beef and lamb; pectoralis major muscle of chicken; and dorsal white muscle of fish from sole (Solea solea), European hake (Merluccius merluccius), and sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) were purchased from a local market and immediately transferred under refrigeration to the laboratory.
The effects of feeding flaxseed to beef cows given forage based diets on fatty acids of longissimus thoracis muscle and backfat.
Experiment I: Ten samples of longissimus thoracis muscle from young buffaloes slaughtered at 20-24 months were analyzed using a completely randomized design, with four treatments and 10 replicates per treatment, defined in a split-plot design, with plots assigned according to animals and subplots according to aging time.
Previous studies have demonstrated that DNAJA1 could be a good indicator of beef toughness in Longissimus thoracis muscle from Charolais young bulls.
In marketplace, the intramuscular fat content of the longissimus thoracis muscle at the sixth to seventh lumbar vertebrae where it is evaluated has increased dramatically during the period from 1988 to 2004, as shown in Figure 5, 6 [4,16].
TABLE 1: Means, standard error (SE), minimum (Min), maximum (Max), and coefficients of variation (CV) for meat quality characteristics measured on pork loin (Longissimus thoracis muscle; n = 60).
The effects of sex and slaughter weight on muscle fibre characteristics and physico-chemical properties of lamb longissimus thoracis muscle. Anim.
When compared to the thawing loss levels observed in all muscles in the present study, Muela et al [7] reported lower values (2.68%) for lamb longissimus lumborum muscle frozen for 6 months at -18[degrees]C and Vieira et al [15] also reported lower loss level (3.73%) for beef longissimus thoracis muscle frozen for 90 days at -20[degrees]C; while Fernandez et al [14] reported similar values (5.33% to 6.40%) for beef LD frozen at -35[degrees]C for 45 days.
Characteristics of quality of the canal and chemical composition of the Longissimus Thoracis muscle races Bruna dels Pirineus.