, Volume 30, Issue 9, pp 1036–1038 | Cite as

The dependence of rigor tension on sarcomere length in vertebrate muscle

  • P. A. McGrath
  • C. G. Dos Remedios
Specialia Physiologica


Sarcomere Length Vertebrate Muscle Rigor Tension 
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Bei Glycerin-extrahierten Fasern des Kaninchen-Psoas-Muskels wurde ein der normalen isometrischen Kontraktion ähnlicher Zusammenhang zwischen Sarkomerenlänge und-spannung für die Kaliumkontraktur festgestellt.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. A. McGrath
    • 1
  • C. G. Dos Remedios
    • 1
  1. 1.School of AnatomyUniversity of New South WalesKensingtonAustralia)

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