Changes in myoglobin content of the high altitude acclimatized rat.


A method is described for the assay of myoglobin in all mvoglobin containing tissues of the rat, in particular the heart and diaphragm. Total body myoglobin increased 707~ above sea level values, both in animals taken from sea level to 12,500 feet and in animals born and reared at 12,500 feet. In comparison with the muscle hemoglobin concentration increase… (More)


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