The histochemical types of muscle fibres are described and a report presented of the histological and histochemical alterations in skeletal muscles (tibialis anterior, gastrocnemius and soleus muscles) of rats given intraperitoneal injections of the herbicide, 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D). The liver and myocardium of the experimental animals were also examined.
KeywordsMuscular Dystrophy Soleus Muscle Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Single Muscle Fibre Anterior Tibial Muscle
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