Muscle Tissue

Muscle tissue is one of four basic biological tissues present in animals. It is a soft tissue that composes muscles.

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Muscle Atrophy - Quantification
... A CT scan can distinguish muscle tissue from other tissues and thereby estimate the amount of muscle tissue in the body ... Fast loss of muscle tissue (relative to normal turnover), can be approximated by the amount of urea in the urine ... roughly equivalent to 6 gram of protein, and 1 gram of protein is roughly equivalent to 4 gram of muscle tissue ...
Muscle Tissue - Skeletal Muscle
... Skeletal muscle is further divided into several subtypes Type I, slow oxidative, slow twitch, or "red" muscle is dense with capillaries and is rich in mitochondria and myoglobin, giving ... Type I muscle fiber are sometimes broken down into Type I and Type Ic categories, as a result of recent research ... Type II, fast twitch muscle, has three major kinds that are, in order of increasing contractile speed Type IIa, which, like slow muscle, is aerobic, rich in mitochondria and capillaries and appears red when ...
Muscle Biopsy
... In medicine, a muscle biopsy is a procedure in which a piece of muscle tissue is removed from an organism and examined microscopically ... A biopsy needle is usually inserted into a muscle, wherein a small amount of tissue remains ... Alternatively, an "open biopsy" can be performed by obtaining the muscle tissue through a small surgical incision ...
Scipionyx - Description - Soft Tissues - Muscle Tissue
... At several places on the fossil muscle tissue is present ... only known from Santanaraptor, whose muscle fibres are four times as thick ... In the grey organic mass at the neck base, muscle fibres are present that have been identified as belonging to the Musculus sternohyoideus and the Musculus sternotrachealis ...
Muscles - Anatomy - Types of Tissue
... Muscle tissue is a soft tissue, and is one of the four fundamental types of tissue present in animals ... There are three types of muscle tissue recognized in vertebrates Skeletal muscle or "voluntary muscle" is anchored by tendons (or by aponeuroses at a few places) to bone and is used to effect skeletal ... Though this postural control is generally maintained as an unconscious reflex, the muscles responsible react to conscious control like non-postural muscles ...

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