Functional adaptation of sarcomere number of normal cat muscle.

  title={Functional adaptation of sarcomere number of normal cat muscle.},
  author={J C Tabary and Christine Tardieu and G. Tardieu and C Tabary and L Gagnard},
  journal={Journal de physiologie},
  volume={72 3},
1. Physiological and histological data were obtained from soleus and tibialis anterior muscles of normal adult cats to study to what extent fibre length and sarcomere number varied between animals and how this was related to the physiological characteristics of the muscles. 2. For a given muscle, the variation in the sarcomere number of individual muscle fibres between animals was found to be about 25%. These difference could partly be explained by comparing the number of sarcomeres and the… CONTINUE READING

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