Muscle Contraction / Edition 2

Muscle Contraction / Edition 2

by Clive R. Bagshaw
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Springer Netherlands

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Muscle Contraction / Edition 2

Movement in living organisms is achieved by many different mechanisms of which muscle contraction is one of the most studied and best understood. Nevertheless, the precise details of muscle action at the molecular level are still being evaluated. This book provides a concise account of our understanding to date.

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ISBN-13: 9780412403705
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/30/1992
Edition description: 2nd ed. 1993
Pages: 155
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction. Gross anatomy and physiology. Muscle cells. Contractile proteins. Mechanism of ATP hydrolysis. Crossbridge structure and function. Mechanochemical coupling. Molecular basis of regulation. In vitro motility assays. Problems and prospects. Appendix. References. Index.

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