Does tenotomy of skeletal muscle alter Z-line width in older animals?
Results of unilateral achilles tenotomy on older (350–410 g) male rats, showed that the general width of Z-lines in the tenotomized muscles was not significantly altered by this procedure. Streaming of the Z-lines and rod formations was still present, as in younger rats.
KeywordsSkeletal Muscle General Width Achilles Tenotomy
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