Sarcomere length changes during end-held (isometric) contractions in intact mammalian (rat) fast and slow muscle fibres

@article{Mutungi2000SarcomereLC,
  title={Sarcomere length changes during end-held (isometric) contractions in intact mammalian (rat) fast and slow muscle fibres},
  author={Gabriel Mutungi and Kemachandra Ranatunga},
  journal={Journal of Muscle Research & Cell Motility},
  year={2000},
  volume={21},
  pages={565-575}
}
The sarcomere length change, within a 2 mm region, during end-held isometric contractions in intact rat fast and slow muscle fibre bundles was investigated at 20°C and an initial sarcomere length of 2.68 μm using He–Ne laser diffraction. In some experiments, the fibre segment displacement was monitored with markers (pieces of human hair) placed at regular intervals on the surface of the muscle fibre bundles. The sarcomere length changes, monitored near the proximal end of the bundle (transducer… CONTINUE READING

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