Muscle development in large and small pig fetuses.

@article{Wigmore1983MuscleDI,
  title={Muscle development in large and small pig fetuses.},
  author={Peter M. Wigmore and Neil Charles Stickland},
  journal={Journal of anatomy},
  year={1983},
  volume={137 (Pt 2)},
  pages={
          235-45
        }
}
The largest and smallest littermates were chosen by weight from litters of 38 days' gestation to 1 day post partum. Complete frozen sections of the semitendinosus muscle were used to provide a qualitative and quantitative account of the development of the primary and secondary generations of muscle fibres. The results showed that the time of formation of primary and secondary fibres, and the numbers of primary fibres formed, were the same in both large and small littermates. The number of… CONTINUE READING

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