Effect of Age and Sex on Histomorphometrical Characteristics of Two Muscles of Laticauda Lambs

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Salvatore Velotto; Ettore Varricchio; Maria Rosa Di Prisco; Tommaso Stasi; Antonio Crasto;
  • Publisher: University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Brno
  • Journal: Acta Veterinaria Brno (issn: 0001-7213, eissn: 1801-7576)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2754/avb201079010003
  • Subject: Birth type | Nutrition | histochemistry | lamb | Veterinary medicine | SF600-1100 | muscle fibres | postnatal development
    mesheuropmc: musculoskeletal system

The aim of the present experiment was to determine the effect of sex and age on histochemical and morphometric characteristics of muscle fibres (myocytes) in lambs born by single, twin, triplet and quadruplet birth. Thirty lambs were slaughtered at 60 days of age; thirt... View more
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