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Special Talk: The Beginning of Low-Angle X-Ray Diffraction Work on Living Muscles

  • Haruo Sugi
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 538)

Abstract

Sugi: It is almost 50 years since Dr. Hugh Huxley first discovered hexagoal double array of myofilaments in skeletal muscle. This is indeed a most remarkable example showing greatness of human wisdom.

Keywords

Intact Fiber Primary Filament Special Talk Axial Periodicity Human Wisdom 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Haruo Sugi
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  1. 1.Teikyo UniversityTokyoJapan

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