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Mesh term Muscle Fibers, Fast-Twitch

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Muscle Fibers, Skeletal


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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