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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English


  • Muscle contraction -- Regulation,
  • Muscles -- Molecular aspects

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by R. John Solaro and Richard L. Moss.
SeriesAdvances in muscle research -- v. 1
ContributionsSolaro, R. John., Moss, Richard L. Ph.D.
LC ClassificationsQP321 .M763 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 468 p. :
Number of Pages468
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19288582M
ISBN 101402007345
LC Control Number2002031646

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  Molecular control mechanisms in muscle contraction. A Weber, and ; J M Murray; A Weber. Search for more papers by this author Molecular mechanisms in muscular contraction. Trends in Neurosciences, Vol. 6 The mechanism for vertebrate striated muscle contraction. Circulation Research, Vol. 42, No. 1. Regulatory Mechanisms of Striated Muscle Contraction. Editors (view affiliations) Setsuro Ebashi Citations; 39k Downloads; Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume ) Log in to check access. Buy eBook. USD Molecular Pathogenic Mechanisms of Cardiomyopathies Caused by Mutations in. Striated muscles and the huxley-hanson model. Striated muscles have a relatively simple morphology with no bends or curvatures but exhibit large complexity in the organization of their main molecular constituents: actin, myosin, titin, and numerous minor components, all of which form the contractile sarcomer cell schematized in Figure Figure1A 1A in the contracted state.   Skeletal muscle innervation is a multi-step process leading to the neuromuscular junction (NMJ) apparatus formation. The transmission of the signal from nerve to muscle occurs at the NMJ level. The molecular mechanism that orchestrates the organization and functioning of synapses is highly complex, and it has not been completely elucidated so far.

When the sarcomeres within a muscle cell contract, the muscle itself contracts and shortens. In the accompanying animation, we examine the mechanism by which a sarcomere shortens during contraction. CONCLUSION. A muscle contraction can be explained by the cycle of molecular events that take place between actin and myosin filaments. Regulation of contraction in vertebrate striated muscle is linked to the thin filament. The initial and critical step in activation is the binding of regulatory Ca 2+ to specific sites in troponin. Molecular Control Mechanisms in Striated Muscle Contraction. The reader is directed to the following books for recent summaries of the broad Trafford A.W., Eisner D.A. () Excitation-Contraction Coupling in Cardiac Muscle. In: Solaro R.J., Moss R.L. (eds) Molecular Control Mechanisms in Striated Muscle Contraction. Advances in Muscle. González A., Ríos E. () Excitation-Contraction Coupling in Skeletal Muscle. In: Solaro R.J., Moss R.L. (eds) Molecular Control Mechanisms in Striated Muscle Contraction. Advances in Muscle .