muscle fibre


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muscle fibre

the equivalent of a muscle cell, which is multinucleate and consists of numerous MYOFIBRILS.
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Muscle fibres were darkly stained as compared to less densely stained connective tissue and the myocytes were clearly demonstrated.
Westerblad, "Regulation of myoplasmic Ca(2+) in genetically obese (ob/ob) mouse single skeletal muscle fibres," Pflugers Archiv, vol.
Motor signals from the anterior motorneurons, leave the cord via the anterior roots and innervate the skeletal muscle fibres of which there are two types;
According to him; the pulsatory power of an artery affects the number of smooth muscle fibre present in its tunica media but not the number of elastic fibres.
(1990) Co-existence of myosin heavy chain I and IIa isoforms in human skeletal muscle fibres with endurance training.
Larsson asserted that HRT is also associated with a more efficient organisation of myonuclei - essential components for muscle fibre function.
A recent study showed that 75% of Olympic men's 100 metres sprinters are born with more fast twitch muscle fibres than average.
But when they used ultrasound to measure the muscle fibre length in the women's calf muscles, they saw that the high heel wearers' muscle fibres were 13 per cent shorter than those of the flat shoe users, according to study results published in the Journal of Experimental Biology on Thursday.
Some are ready for powerful explosive movements, like sprinting and weight training (fast-twitch muscle fibre), while others are suited to longer-duration activities, like rowing, walking and running (slow-twitch muscle fibre).
The Schalke 04 player has a torn tendon above his left knee - and not just torn muscle fibre as first believed - after breaking down during a warm-up last week.
Muscle tissue growth and muscle fibre dynamics in the tropical loliginid squid Photololigo sp.
Slow twitchers prefer less aggressive movements like marching, which utilizes red muscle fibre. Most students have a balanced ratio of muscle fiber, and find both types of movement satisfying.