Muscular System: Anatomy Review: Skeletal Muscle Tissue
Fill in the characteristics of the three muscle types:
Shape of cell
Muscular System: Neuromuscular Junction
What insulates each muscle cell? _
Synaptic vesicles in the axon terminal of a motor neuron contain what neurotransmitter?
An action potential in the axon terminal of a motor neuron opens what type of ion
Muscular System: Sliding Filament Theory
a. The thick filament is composed of what molecule? _
b. Flexing the head of this molecule provides what is known as the _.
The myosin head contains binding sites for what two molecules?
Muscular System: Muscle Metabolism
List the three roles of ATP in muscle contraction:
The potential energy in ATP is released when the terminal high-energy bond is broken by a process called
Write the end products of this process: