New Insights into Muscle Fibre Types in Casertana Pig

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Salvatore Velotto ; Claudia Vitale ; Tommaso Stasi ; Antonio Crasto (2010)
  • Publisher: University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Brno
  • Journal: Acta Veterinaria Brno (issn: 0001-7213, eissn: 1801-7576)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2754/avb201079020169
  • Subject: shortening velocity | capillaries | Giant fibres | Veterinary medicine | SF600-1100 | myosin adenosine triphosphatase | succinic dehydrogenase | isometric tension
    mesheuropmc: musculoskeletal system

Little is known about the Casertana pig. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of sex on histochemical and morphometrical characteristics of muscle fibres (myocytes) in this pure breed and to verify the presence of giant fibres as well as vascularity of the m... View more
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