Skeletal Myocyte Types and Vascularity in the Black Sicilian Pig

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S. Velotto; E. Varricchio; M. R. Di Prisco; T. Stasi; A. 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/avb200776020163
  • Subject: capillaries | Giant fibres | Veterinary medicine | SF600-1100 | myosin ATPase | succinic dehydrogenase
    mesheuropmc: musculoskeletal system

The objective of this study was to verify the presence of giant fibres in the Black Sicilian pig skeletal muscle and to evaluate the effect of sex on histochemical and morphometric characteristics of the myocytes (myofibres) as well as vascularity of the muscle. Twenty ... View more
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