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Histochemical and ultrastructural studies were performed on the lateral musculature from individual female whitemouth croaker, Micropogonias furnieri, at the anterior, medium and posterior regions. Based upon histochemical myosin-ATPase (m-ATPase) determination, diverse types of red, pink and white fibres were discerned. Red muscle had abundant mitochondria and stained intensely for aerobic enzymes, white muscle scarcely stained for the same enzymes and pink muscle responded in an intermediate manner. Both white and pink muscle had few mitochondria. The relative proportion of red muscle increased towards the caudal region; pink muscle diminished towards this region and white muscle modified its proportion only in the anterior region. m-ATPase activity showed differences in relation to the gonadal condition along the body, particularly in the white fibres at the anterior and medium regions.


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Título:Lateral musculature in the whitemouth croaker (Micropogonias furnieri): Its characterization with respect to different gonadal conditions
Autor:Devincenti, C.V.; Díaz, A.O.; Goldemberg, A.L.
Filiación:Departamento de Biología, Fac. de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Univ. Nacional de Mar del Plata, Funes 3250 3er, (7600) Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Idioma: Inglés
Palabras clave:myosin; animal; article; cytology; fast muscle fiber; female; histology; ovary; Perciformes; physiology; skeletal muscle; slow muscle fiber; Animals; Female; Muscle Fibers, Fast-Twitch; Muscle Fibers, Slow-Twitch; Muscle, Skeletal; Myosins; Ovary; Perciformes
Página de inicio:65
Página de fin:72
Título revista:Anatomia, Histologia, Embryologia
Título revista abreviado:Anat. Histol. Embryol.
CAS:Myosins, EC


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