The Recording of Mechanical Responses of Smooth Muscle
For many physiological purposes, the method of recording is not critical. An isotonic, auxotonic, or isometric method may be chosen according to convenience, and this choice is often less important both experimentally and for interpretation than other features of the preparation. Something should be said about these, even though some of the comments refer to no more than that part of normal experimental practice that has to be learnt but is rarely recorded.
KeywordsSmooth Muscle Nictitate Membrane Unstirred Layer Series Compliance Muscle Length Change
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