Muscle Physiology 2

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Unformatted text preview: g They differ in the velocity of contraction AND how they produce/break down ATP The soleus is a slower twitch muscle, maybe working isometrically The gastrocnemius is much more intermediate than the soleus, difference in twitch fiber speed. The eye muscle are extremely fast twitch. The soleus has more slow twitch fibers, gastroc both, eye fibers are fast twitch. The fast/slow depends on the rate of myosin...
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