• Gerald H. Pollack
  • Haruo Sugi
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 37)


The ultrastructure of striated muscle is an extremely elegant example of structure as the basis of function. The remarkably regular arrangement of the thick and thin myofilaments in each sarcomere provides material eminently suitable for X-ray diffraction studies.


Regular Arrangement Frog Skeletal Muscle Contractile Mechanism Sarcomeric Structure Vertebrate Skeletal Muscle 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerald H. Pollack
    • 1
  • Haruo Sugi
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Washington School of MedicineSeattleUSA
  2. 2.Teikyo University School of MedicineTokyoJapan

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