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Muscle Fibers, Fast-Twitch

"Muscle Fibers, Fast-Twitch" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Muscle Fibers, Fast-Twitch" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Muscle Fibers, Fast-Twitch" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 60 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2002
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.