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Muscle Fibers, Fast-Twitch

Skeletal muscle fibers characterized by their expression of the Type II MYOSIN HEAVY CHAIN isoforms which have high ATPase activity and effect several other functional properties - shortening velocity, power output, rate of tension redevelopment. Several fast types have been identified.

Year introduced: 1995

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Tree Number(s): A10.690.552.500.500.600, A11.620.249.400

MeSH Unique ID: D018656

Entry Terms:

  • Fast-Twitch Muscle Fiber
  • Fast-Twitch Muscle Fibers
  • Fiber, Fast-Twitch Muscle
  • Fibers, Fast-Twitch Muscle
  • Muscle Fiber, Fast-Twitch
  • Muscle Fibers, Fast Twitch
  • Muscle Fibers, Type II
  • Muscle Fibers, Intermediate
  • Fiber, Intermediate Muscle
  • Fibers, Intermediate Muscle
  • Intermediate Muscle Fiber
  • Intermediate Muscle Fibers
  • Muscle Fiber, Intermediate
  • Muscle Fibers, White
  • Fiber, White Muscle
  • Fibers, White Muscle
  • Muscle Fiber, White
  • White Muscle Fiber
  • White Muscle Fibers

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