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Title: Contractile properties and the inheritance of myosin heavy chains in Oreochromis species with different temperature tolerances
Authors: Crockford, Tony
Johnston, Ian A
McAndrew, Brendan
Mutungi, Gabriel
Contact Email: b.j.mcandrew@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: contractile properties
genetics
fish
myosin
Oreochromis
Issue Date: Sep-1996
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Citation: Crockford T, Johnston IA, McAndrew B & Mutungi G (1996) Contractile properties and the inheritance of myosin heavy chains in Oreochromis species with different temperature tolerances, Journal of Fish Biology, 49 (3), pp. 541-544.
Abstract: Fast muscle fibres from Oreochromis andersonii generated higher isometric stresses at low temperature than fibres from O. niloticus, a less cold-tolerant species. Hybrid fish showed codominant expression of myosin heavy chain sub-units but the force generating characteristics of fibres resembled those of the O. niloticus phenotype.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/9792
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8649.1996.tb00050.x
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Affiliation: University of St Andrews
University of St Andrews
Aquaculture
University of Nairobi

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