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379. Muscle Contraction

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This Biology Factsheet:

  • Describes the structure of mammalian skeletal muscle.
  • Describes the detailed structure of myofibrils.
  • Explains how mammalian skeletal muscle contracts.
  • Focuses on subject specific terminology needed when describing muscle contraction.
  • Explains the roles of ATP and the neuromuscular junction in muscle contraction.
  • Outlines the common misconceptions about muscle contraction.

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January 2020

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ISSN: 1351-5136

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