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Term:
transition between fast and slow fiber (GO:0014883)
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regulation of skeletal muscle hypertrophy +   
transition between fast and slow fiber  
The process of conversion of fast-contracting muscle fibers to a slower character. This may involve slowing of contractile rate, slow myosin gene induction, increase in oxidative metabolic properties, altered electrophysiology and altered innervation. This process also regulates skeletal muscle adapatation.
transition between slow and fast fiber  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: transition between fast and slow fibre ;   transition fast-slow fiber ;   transition fast-slow fibre
Definition Sources: GOC:ef, GOC:mtg_muscle

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