Muscle fiber population and biochemical properties of whole body muscles in Thoroughbred horses.

@article{Kawai2009MuscleFP,
  title={Muscle fiber population and biochemical properties of whole body muscles in Thoroughbred horses.},
  author={Minako Kawai and Yoshio Minami and Yukiko Sayama and Atsutoshi Kuwano and Atsushi Hiraga and Hirofumi Miyata},
  journal={Anatomical record},
  year={2009},
  volume={292 10},
  pages={1663-9}
}
We examine the muscle fiber population and metabolic properties of skeletal muscles from the whole body in Thoroughbred horses. Postmortem samples were taken from 46 sites in six Thoroughbred horses aged between 3 and 6 years. Fiber type population was determined on muscle fibers stained with monoclonal antibody to each myosin heavy chain isoform and metabolic enzyme activities were determined spectrophotometrically. Histochemical analysis demonstrated that most of the muscles had a high… CONTINUE READING
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