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Muscle Fibers, Fast-Twitch MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Muscle Fibers, Fast-Twitch
Tree Number(s)
A10.690.552.500.500.600
A11.620.249.400
Unique ID
D018656
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018656
Scope Note
Skeletal muscle fibers characterized by their expression of the Type II MYOSIN HEAVY CHAIN isoforms which have high ATPase activity and effect several other functional properties - shortening velocity, power output, rate of tension redevelopment. Several fast types have been identified.
Entry Term(s)
Muscle Fibers, Intermediate
Muscle Fibers, Type II
Muscle Fibers, White
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/06/07
Revision Date
2008/10/16
Muscle Fibers, Fast-Twitch Preferred
Muscle Fibers, Intermediate Related
Muscle Fibers, White Narrower
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