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Sliding Filament Theory of Contraction 1)Stored up Calcium ions are released by Sarcoplasmic Reticulum into the Sarcoplasm 2)ATP or Adenosine Triphosphate is broken down and releases energy which then releases the head of the Myosin (golf club shaped objects called “heads”) 3)Calcium ions bind to troponin, exposing the binding site on the actin filament 4)The Myosin head attaches to the exposed binding site on the actin filament which forms

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Adenosine triphosphate, sarcoplasmic reticulum, ATP molecule

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