Biceps brachii

Common Name
Clod
Group
Thoracic
Whole Sale Section
Chuck
Origin
Tuber scapulae.
Insertion
(1) The radial tuberosity; (2) the medial ligament of the elbow joint; (3) the fascia of the forearm and the tendon of the extensor carpi radialis.
Action
Flexes the elbow joint, fixes the shoulder and elbow in standing, and tenses the fascia of the forearm.
Innervation
Musculo-cutaneous nerve.
Blood Supply
Brachial and anterior radial arteries.
Retail Cuts
Beef Chuck Arm Pot Roast, Beef Chuck Arm Pot Roast Boneless, Beef Chuck Arm Steak, Beef Chuck Arm Steak Boneless
Color
L* : 38.56
a* : 28.65
b* : 21.85
Pgment Conc. (Heme Iron) : 24.7
Processing Characteristics
Fat : 67.9
Moisture : 727.4
Protein : 194
Ash : 10.7
Palatability
Shear Force
Dry : 7.2lbs
Moist : 7.2lbs