Skeletal muscle fiber type: influence on contractile and metabolic properties

PLoS Biol. 2004 Oct;2(10):e348. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0020348. Epub 2004 Oct 12.

Abstract

Zierath and Hawley discuss how different fiber types affect muscle metabolism and what the signals are that regulate muscle phenotype

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Exercise*
  • Gene Expression Regulation
  • Humans
  • Muscle Contraction*
  • Muscle Fibers, Fast-Twitch / pathology
  • Muscle Fibers, Skeletal / pathology
  • Muscle Fibers, Skeletal / physiology*
  • Muscle Fibers, Slow-Twitch / pathology
  • Muscle, Skeletal / anatomy & histology
  • Muscle, Skeletal / metabolism
  • Muscle, Skeletal / pathology
  • Muscle, Skeletal / physiology*
  • Muscular Atrophy / pathology
  • Phenotype
  • Signal Transduction
  • Sports