Chap39_2008 - 2. You should understand the sliding filament...

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Chapter 39 Action and Support Vocabulary actin antagonistic muscles appendicular skeleton axial skeleton bone cardiac muscle cartilage chondrocyte endoskeleton exoskeleton fast twitch muscle fibers hydrostatic skeleton joint ligament motor unit muscle fiber myofibril myosin myosin head neuromuscular junction osteoblast osteoclast osteocyte osteoporosis sarcomere sarcoplasmic reticulum skeletal muscle skeleton slow twitch muscle fibers smooth muscle tendon thick filament thin filament Things to know: 1. You should know the structure of skeletal muscle.
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Unformatted text preview: 2. You should understand the sliding filament mechanism of muscle contraction. 3. How do neuromuscular junctions differ from most other synapses? 4. How does the nervous system control the strength and degree of muscle contraction? 5. Why are calcium ions required for muscle contraction? 6. What are the functions of the vertebrate skeleton? 7. What forms the noncellular matrix in cartilage? 8. What makes bone more rigid than cartilage? 9. Why does bone remodeling take place?...
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course BIOL 1006 taught by Professor Lipscomb during the Spring '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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