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Table 2 Different fibre types in each of the two studied muscles

From: A comprehensive characterisation of the fibre composition and properties of a limb (Flexor digitorum superficialis, membri thoraci) and a trunk (Psoas major) muscle in cattle

   MyHC Muscle Fibre Types
Muscle   I I+IIA IIA IIAX IIX Total
FD n 194 23 131 11 0 359
  n/total 0.54 0.06 0.36 0.03 0.00  
PM n 132 20 94 48 161 455
  n/total 0.29 0.04 0.21 0.10 0.35  
  1. Number (n) and proportion (n/total)1 of the different fibre types pooled from five animals in each of the two studied muscles.
  2. 1Percentages of the different fibre types were not calculated because data came from five pooled animals.