Characterization of human skeletal muscle fibres according to the myosin heavy chains they express

@article{Ennion2004CharacterizationOH,
  title={Characterization of human skeletal muscle fibres according to the myosin heavy chains they express},
  author={S. Ennion and Jos{\'e} Sant' Ana Pereira and A. Sargeant and Archie Young and G. Goldspink},
  journal={Journal of Muscle Research \& Cell Motility},
  year={2004},
  volume={16},
  pages={35-43}
}
SummaryUsing a method of single muscle fibre analysis, we investigated the presence of RNA transcripts for various isoforms of the myosin heavy chain (MyoHC) gene in histochemically, immunohistochemically and electrophoretically characterized individual muscle fibres (n=65) from adult human vastus lateralis muscle. A cDNA clone isolated in this study was shown to contain the 3′ end of a previously uncharacterized human MyoHC gene which is expressed specifically in human fast IIA muscle fibres… Expand
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