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Semitendinosus

Common Name
Eye of round, Outside round
Group
Pelvic
Whole Sale Section
Round
Origin
Ischial tuberosity
Insertion
Medial surface of tibia, tuber calcanei.
Action
Extends hip, stifle and hock joint; flexes stifle joint when hindfoot is lifted from the ground.
Innervation
Posterior gluteal and greater sciatic nerve.
Blood Supply
Posterior gluteal and greater sciatic nerve.
Retail Cuts
Beef Round Steak, Beef Round Steak Boneless, Beef Round Heel of Round Roast, Beef Round Eye Round Roast, Beef Round Eye Round Steak
Color
L* : 44.39
a* : 30.06
b* : 24.27
Pgment Conc. (Heme Iron) : 14.65
Processing Characteristics
Fat : 40.8
Moisture : 732.7
Protein : 211.2
Ash : 15.3
Palatability
Shear Force
Dry : 10.4lbs
Moist : 11.1lbs
Connective tissue amount
Dry : Slight amount
Moist : Slight amount
Flavor intensity
Dry : Slightly intense
Moist : Slightly intense
Juiciness
Dry : Slightly dry
Moist : Slightly dry
Tenderness - Panel Scores for Tenderness (8 point scale)
Dry : 5.08
Moist : 5.3
Evaluated Tenderness
Dry : Slightly tender
Moist : Slightly tender