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Muscle contraction is the activation of tension-generating sites within muscle fibers. ..... The sliding filament theory describes a process used by muscles to contract. It is a cycle of repetitive events that cause a thin filament to slide over a thick ...

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Muscle contraction in 10 basic steps. Sliding filament theory and muscle contraction video to explain how a muscle contracts.

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The diagram is a common one used to explain sliding filament theory but don't ... Tropomyosin: An actin-binding protein which regulates muscle contraction.

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The axons of the nerve cells of the spinal cord branch and attach to each muscle fiber forming a neuromuscular junction. i). An action potential passes down the ...

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Below are two different but similar descriptions of muscle contraction that explain the processes involved in notification, contraction, and relaxation. The following ...

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Calcium ions and the proteins tropomyosin and troponin control muscle contractions AND The contraction of the skeletal muscle is achieved by the sliding of ...

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Muscles contract through the action of two proteins called actin and myosin. In this lesson, you'll learn how actin and myosin filaments, in...

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Muscle Contractions: How Neurotransmitters And Chemical Reactions Move Muscles And Bones. An explanation of ... Messages from the nervous system cause these muscle contractions. The whole process is ... Describing Skeletal Muscles

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Describes how muscles contract according to the sliding filament theory. ... Muscle contraction occurs when muscle fibers get shorter. Literally, the muscle fibers ...