Muscle Fiber Size and Chronic Exposure to Hypoxia
Fiber size is an important variable to consider when estimating several aspects of the geometry of peripheral tissue gas exchange. It directly affects diffusion and intercapillary distances, capillary density (often estimated as capillary counts per fiber cross-sectional area, capillary/ mm2 of fiber), and capillary-to-fiber perimeter ratio.
KeywordsCapillary Number Sarcomere Length Fiber Size Deer Mouse Muscle Fiber Size
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