Muscle fibers: An unexpected organization revealed in Mediterranean fish

Monday, June 5, 2023 - 15:23 in Biology & Nature

Researchers at the University of Liège, Eric Parmentier and Marc Thiry have just made the unexpected discovery of a novel organization of muscle fibers in Parophidion vassali, a fish that lives in the Mediterranean Sea and, like many fish, uses specialized muscles to produce sounds. This is an important discovery that could well change our understanding of muscle contraction.

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