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Unformatted text preview: - A band - region with thick filaments - I band - region without thick filaments - H zone - region without thin filaments - M line - region in the center of the thick filaments Thick Filament - special assemblies of hundreds of myosin protein molecules organized into elongated fibers (Figure 8-3,8-5,8 Myosin - cytoskeletal protein composed of two interwoven subunits, each with a long tail and a globular head region. actin binding site - specialized region of the myosin head capable of binding to actin. myosin ATPase - specialized region of the myosin head capable of ATP hydrolysis...
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This note was uploaded on 10/29/2009 for the course NPB NPB 101 taught by Professor Weidner/wingfield during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.
- Fall '08