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MusculoSkeletal Type 1 and Type 2 muscle fiber

Type 1 muscle fiber:
Increased amt mitochondria and myoglobin, Red fiber. used for long distance running, has large amount of Triglycerides, slow twitch, aerobic glycosylation.

Type 2 muscle fiber:
less amount of mitochondria and myoglobin , white fiber, used for sprinting (short duration), has large amount of creatine phosphate and glycogen, fast twitch, anerobic glycosylation.

Pls correct if I am wrong somewhere and please add if I missed something just wana make it complete

type 2 further has type 2A and type 2b do we need to know about them ?

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Thumbs Up Your info is correct

You are absolutely right!

To remember these types easily, read here
http://www.usmle-forums.com/usmle-st...ings-legs.html

You don't need to know about type 2 subtypes (low yield).

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You are absolutely right!

To remember these types easily, read here
http://www.usmle-forums.com/usmle-st...ings-legs.html

You don't need to know about type 2 subtypes (low yield).

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