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Enzymic properties of myosin in fast and slow twitch muscles of the cat following cross-innervation

Authors
  • A. J. Buller
  • W. F. H. M. Mommaerts
  • Krikor Seraydarian
Publication Date
Dec 01, 1969
Source
PMC
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Abstract

1. Following cross-innervation of the cat flexor digitorum longus muscle (F.D.L., fast-twitch) and soleus muscle (slow-twitch) the isometric twitch speed of the F.D.L. muscle decreases while the contraction time of soleus increases. The tetanus—twitch ratio of soleus is also increased.

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