Muscle Diversity

A slow oxidagve bers b fast glycolygc bers c

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Unformatted text preview: d of all vertebrate muscles. Some insects such a flies can a"ain extreme wing beat frequencies of 1000Hz through which mechanism? a.  Slow oxidaGve fibers b.  Fast glycolyGc fibers c.  Asynchronous fibers d.  Sonic twitch fibers Some insects such a flies can a"ain extreme wing beat frequencies of 1000Hz through which mechanism? a.  Slow oxidaGve fibers b.  Fast glycolyGc fibers c.  Asynchronous fibers d.  Sonic twitch fibers Asynchronous flight muscle A single AP iniGates a series of contracGons each triggered by stretch Only works in the presence of Ca2+ and ATP ContracGon of the verGcal muscle pulls on the thorax stretching the longitudinal muscle. Similarly contracGon of the longitudinal muscle stretches the verGcal muscle. AFM are extremely efficient. They do not pump Ca2+ back...
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