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causes lengthening of muscles which leads to contraction--> stretched out and stays elevated
insect flight muscles do not use Ca2+ transient, once muscle contracts it becomes insensitive to calcium 4. A small ocean fish swims forward by beating its tail laterally at 10 strokes per second.
Researchers studying the fish measure the work-loop associated with one lateral longitudinal
muscle responsible for the motion of the tail. (The work-loop and muscle location are shown
in the figure below.)...
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- Fall '13