Changes in limb muscle contractile and passive mechanical properties are important biomarkers for muscle diseases. This manuscript describes physiological assays to measure these properties in the murine extensor digitorum longus and tibialis anterior muscles.
Date Published: 2/09/2013, Issue 72; doi: 10.3791/50183
Hakim, C. H., Wasala, N. B., Duan, D. Evaluation of Muscle Function of the Extensor Digitorum Longus Muscle Ex vivo and Tibialis Anterior Muscle In situ in Mice. J. Vis. Exp. (72), e50183, doi:10.3791/50183 (2013).
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