[The characteristic phenotype of the masseter muscle fibers is established after birth].

Abstract

Muscle biopsies were taken from the superficial portion of the M. masseter in 10 foetuses (aged between 12 and 38 weeks), in a child of 18 months and in an adult without any neuromuscular disease. Serial frozen sections were processed for immunocytochemistry using antibodies specific for the embryonic, foetal, slow and fast myosin heavy chains (MHCs… (More)

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@article{Barbet1992TheCP, title={[The characteristic phenotype of the masseter muscle fibers is established after birth].}, author={J Patrick Barbet and Sylvie Labb{\'e} and Gillian Butler-Browne}, journal={Bulletin de l'Association des anatomistes}, year={1992}, volume={76 233}, pages={7-12} }