, Volume 32, Issue 4, pp 513–514 | Cite as

Utilization of ascorbic acid during post-embryonic development of chick skeletal muscle

  • R. K. Malhotra
  • S. Sarin
  • A. K. Bindal


Ascorbic acid is utilized during the post-embryonic differentiation of skeletal muscle fibres in chick. While the fibres lose their heterogeneity with regard to ascorbic acid, they continue to exhibit differences in their metabolic rates in terms of the succinate dehydrogenase activity throughout life.


Skeletal Muscle Muscle Fibre Ascorbic Acid Succinate Metabolic Rate 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. K. Malhotra
    • 1
  • S. Sarin
    • 1
  • A. K. Bindal
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Bio-SciencesHimachal Pradesh UniversitySimla(India)

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