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Table 2 Myosin heavy chain content

From: Significant roles of microtubules in mature striated muscle deduced from the correlation between tubulin and its molecular chaperone αB-crystallin in rat muscles

Number Striated muscles I/α (%) IIa (%) IId (%) IIb (%)
1 Atrium 100.0**,a,b,c 0.0 0.0 0.0
2 Ventricle 100.0**,a,b,c 0.0 0.0 0.0
3 Masseter 0.0**,b 8.2 ± 9.6**,d 64.3 ± 15.5*,b,d,f 27.4 ± 22.2*,f
4 Tongue 0.0**,b,c 4.3 ± 7.1**,d,e 71.7 ± 6.9**,b,d,f 24.0 ± 3.7**,c,e,f
5 Diaphragm 23.3 ± 4.2**,b,c 21.0 ± 4.7**,d,e 55.7 ± 5.0**,b,d,f 0.0**,c,e,f
6 Soleus muscle 92.7 ± 3.4**,a,b,c 7.3 ± 3.4**,a,d,e 0.0**,b,d 0.0**,c,e
7 Plantaris muscle 3.8 ± 3.1**,b,c 0.0**,d,e 37.1 ± 8.2**,b,d,f 59.1 ± 10.2**,c,e,f
8 Gastrocnemius muscle 5.1 ± 1.0**,b,c 0.0**,d,e 21.7 ± 6.0**,b,d,f 73.2 ± 6.4**,c,e,f
9 EDL muscle 1.7 ± 1.7**,b,c 0.0**,d,e 25.3 ± 6.1**,b,d,f 73.0 ± 6.6**,c,e,f
10 TA muscle 1.5 ± 1.7**,c 0.0*,d,**,e 8.2 ± 5.1**,d,f 90.3 ± 3.6**,c,e,f
11 Psoas muscle 1.1 ± 2.3**,c 0.0**,e 9.1 ± 7.1**,f 89.8 ± 6.5**,c,e,f
  1. n = 4, Values are mean ± SD
  2. EDL extensor digitorum longus, TA tibialis anterior
  3. * P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01
  4. a Statistical significances between I/α and IIa
  5. b Statistical significances between I/α and IId
  6. c Statistical significances between I/α and IIb
  7. d Statistical significances between IIa and IId
  8. e Statistical significances between IIa and IIb
  9. f Statistical significances between IId and IIb