Human Systems Physiology 3115 Study Guide

Human Systems Physiology 3115 Study Guide - 6. Describe the...

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Human Systems Physiology 3115 Study Guide – Muscles 1. Define muscle fiber, sarcolemma, sarcoplasm, myofibrils, sarcoplasmic reticulum, fascicle and motor unit. 2. List the components of the muscle fiber (t-tubule, triad, etc) and describe the function of each. 3. Describe the composition of myosin and actin. 4. Describe the distinct features of the sarcomeres. 5. List the function of titin and nebulin.
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Unformatted text preview: 6. Describe the sliding filament theory of contraction 6a. What happens to the lengths of the various bands and zones? 7. Describe the molecular basis of contraction (the initiation and sequence of crossbridge cycling). 8. Describe the regulation of contraction by tropomyosin and troponin, 9. Describe the sequence of excitation-contraction coupling 10. Describe skeletal muscle relaxation...
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This note was uploaded on 10/15/2010 for the course ZOO 3115 taught by Professor Flanigan during the Spring '10 term at Wyoming.

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