Description

a threadlike filament of actin or myosin that is a component of a myofibril
a sheath of fibrous elastic tissue surrounding a muscle
a thin sheath of fibrous tissue enclosing a muscle or other organ
The fine connective tissue sheath surrounding a muscle fiber
the cytoplasm of striated muscle cells
thick filaments at the center of the sarcomere make up the dark band that is also known as the…
the center of each sarcomere is the
a fibrous protein that forms (together with actin) the contractile filaments of muscle cells and is also involved in motion in other types of cells
a protein involved in muscle contraction. It is related to myosin and occurs together with troponin in the thin filaments of muscle tissue
a globular protein complex involved in muscle contraction. It occurs with tropomyosin in the thin filaments of muscle tissue
NOT a function of the muscular system
Network of tubes that store and release calcium ions
When I Bands get smaller, what occurs?
1. Inability of the muscle to respond to motor nerve stimulus is a result of a curare, a toxin, that blocks the
What is not necessary for muscle contraction that is generated by the sarcoplasm
what is either fully contracted or relaxed
what is not reabsorbed into the axe terminal once a muscle has been stimulated
What is shifted, exposing the active sites within the fiber
What attaches to actin and forms cross bridges
what releases calcium ions that bind to troponin
what binds to receptors and stimulates an action potential within muscle fiber

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