Maintenance of heterogeneity of capillary spacing is essential for adequate oxygenation in the soleus muscle of the growing rat

Degens H., Deveci D. , Botto-Van Bemden A., Hoofd L. J. C. , Egginton S.

MICROCIRCULATION, cilt.13, ss.467-476, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 13 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1080/10739680600776286
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.467-476


Objectives: Normal muscle growth is accompanied by capillary proliferation, which usually lags behind the increase in muscle size, causing a decline in mean capillary density (CD). It is not known, however, how the capillary distribution is affected and what impact it has on the oxygenation of the muscle.