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Keywords: Etruscan shrewClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (15): 2161–2166.
Published: 1 August 2002
...Klaus D. Jürgens SUMMARY The skeletal muscles of the smallest mammal, the Etruscan shrew Suncus etruscus , are functionally and structurally adapted to the requirements of an enormously high energy turnover. Isometric twitch contractions of the extensor digitorum longus (EDL) and soleus muscles...