A Proposed Mechanism of Contraction in which Stepwise Shortening is a Basic Feature
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 37)
A simple model is put forth as an initial attempt to account for the observation that the contractile process is discrete and sychronized over a large region of space.
KeywordsThin Filament Thick Filament Global Synchrony Contractile Mechanism Activate Force Generator
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