Muscle contraction: Sliding filament history, sarcomere dynamics and the two Huxleys

@inproceedings{Squire2016MuscleCS,
  title={Muscle contraction: Sliding filament history, sarcomere dynamics and the two Huxleys},
  author={John M. Squire},
  booktitle={Global cardiology science & practice},
  year={2016}
}
Despite having all the evidence needed to come to the right conclusions in the middle of the 1800s, it was not until the 1950s that it was realised by two unrelated Huxleys and their collaborators that striated muscle sarcomeres contain overlapping sets of filaments which do not change much in length and which slide past each other when the muscle sarcomere… CONTINUE READING