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Table 4 Squared Mahalanobis Distances and F-values by discriminant analysis

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

Fibre types Discriminant analysis MyHC Muscle Fibre Types
   I+IIA IIA IIAX IIX
I SMD 15 120 64 70
  F-values 41 983 223 411
I+IIA SMD   65 25 36
  F-values   166 45 82
IIA SMD    15 35
  F-values    50 188
IIAX SMD     9
  F-values     26
  1. Squared Mahalanobis Distances (SMD) and F-values for overall differences between fibre types by discriminant analysis on all muscle features and fibres of the two bovine skeletal muscles (n = 814 fibres). All distances among fibre types are significant p < 0.001.