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Muscle Fibers, Fast-Twitch

"Muscle Fibers, Fast-Twitch" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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.

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Bar chart showing 13 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2001 and 2015
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