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Re: dinosaur steaks and muscle fiber types



-----Original Message-----
From: Betty Cunningham <bettyc@flyinggoat.com>
To: dinosaur@usc.edu <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Date: Thursday, January 07, 1999 12:12 PM
Subject: Re: dinosaur steaks and muscle fiber types


<snip>
>What precludes a white meat and a red meat on the same animal?
>
>-Betty Cunningham
>
Nothing.  Red fibers are fast twitch for bursts of speed (like on cats) and
white fibers are for endurance (like bird breasts).  {if white is slow
twitch it isn't so slow on hummingbird's or is their breast muscle red
muscle?}  There's also cardiac and smooth muscle fibers.

Michael Teuton