Journal of Muscle Research & Cell Motility

, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 5–6 | Cite as

Muscle contraction andin vitro movement: Role of actin?

  • Jean E. Morel
  • Zalika Merah
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean E. Morel
    • 1
    • 2
  • Zalika Merah
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratoire de BiologieEcole Centrale des Arts et ManufacturesChâtenay-Malabry CédexFrance
  2. 2.Département de Biologie Cellulaire et Moléculaire, Service de Biophysique des Protéines et des MembranesCEN-SaclayGif-sur-Yvette CédexFrance

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