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Muscle Fibers, Slow-Twitch MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Muscle Fibers, Slow-Twitch
Tree Number(s)
A10.690.552.500.500.700
A11.620.249.700
Unique ID
D018657
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018657
Scope Note
Skeletal muscle fibers characterized by their expression of the Type I MYOSIN HEAVY CHAIN isoforms which have low ATPase activity and effect several other functional properties - shortening velocity, power output, rate of tension redevelopment.
Entry Term(s)
Muscle Fibers, Red
Muscle Fibers, Type I
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/06/07
Revision Date
2008/10/16
Muscle Fibers, Slow-Twitch Preferred
Muscle Fibers, Red Narrower
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