Analysis # 6 - Nabeel Siddiqui nhs256 Bio 206L Wed....

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Nabeel Siddiqui nhs256 Bio 206L Wed. 9:00-1:00 (49530) 5/12/2010 Frog Nerve-Muscle Lab Exercise # 15 Analysis 1. The purpose of the blunt glass tool in this experiment was to help with the dissection of the sciatic nerve and the gastrocnemius muscle. If we used sharp metal instruments such as forceps and probes, the nerve bundle as well as the muscle fibers might have been easily damaged. In this experiment we use the blunt glass tool in order to separate the gastrocnemius muscle from the bones of the lower leg, The Achilles tendon as well as the rest of the muscle which attaches to the femur at the origin had to be lifted from the bone and cut in order to separate the gastrocnemius muscle from the skeletal frame of the lower leg. In summary the blunt glass tool allows us to lift and separate the muscle from the fibula and femur. 2. The tetanus was achieved in this experiment by increasing the frequency of the electrical stimuli per second. When the single twitches were fused to form a single
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Analysis # 6 - Nabeel Siddiqui nhs256 Bio 206L Wed....

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