ch7_muscle_contr

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Massachusetts Institute of Technology Harvard Medical School Harvard Medical School Brigham and Women Brigham and Women ’s Hospital s Hospital VA Boston Healthcare System VA Boston Healthcare System 2.785j/3.97J/BEH.411/HST523J 2.785j/3.97J/BEH.411/HST523J MUSCLE CONTRACTION MUSCLE CONTRACTION M. Spector, Ph.D. M. Spector, Ph.D. Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology HST.523J: Cell-Matrix Mechanics Prof. Myron Spector
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Diagrams of muscle fiber structure removed for copyright reasons. See, for example, Slides 32-37 in Chapter 6 of http://kinesiology.boisestate.edu/rvhp/
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Figure by MIT OCW. 6-5
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Diagrams removed for copyright reasons. See the actin/myosin animations at http://www.sci.sdsu.edu/movies/actin_myosin_gif.html
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http://www.accessexcellence.org/AB/GG/muscle_Contract.html Diagram removed for copyright reasons. (A) The myosin and actin filaments of a sarcomere overlap with the same relative polarity on either side of the midline. Recall that actin filaments are anchored by their
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