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The basketweave form of the Z-band is expanded relative to the small-square form

  • Robert J. Perz-EdwardsEmail author
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Keywords

Conformational Change Actin Filament Lattice Spacing Unanswered Question Lattice Form 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Duke UniversityDurhamUSA

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