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Muscle Contraction

Known as: Contractions, Muscle, Muscle Cell Contraction, muscle motor activity 
A process in which force is generated within muscle tissue, resulting in a change in muscle geometry. Force generation involves a chemo-mechanical… 
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Under normal circumstances, mammalian adult skeletal muscle is a stable tissue with very little turnover of nuclei. However, upon… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
To investigate the ability of ultrasonography to estimate muscle activity, we measured architectural parameters (pennation angles… 
Review
1999
Review
1999
X-ray crystallography shows the myosin cross-bridge to exist in two conformations, the beginning and end of the "power stroke." A… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The intracellular signaling proteins that lead to exercise-stimulated glucose transport in skeletal muscle have not been… 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Abnormal smooth-muscle contractility may be a major cause of disease states such as hypertension, and a smooth-muscle relaxant… 
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Muscle contraction consists of a cyclical interaction between myosin and actin driven by the concomitant hydrolysis of adenosine… 
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The protein dystrophin, normally found on the cytoplasmic surface of skeletal muscle cell membranes, is absent in patients with… 
Review
1993
Review
1993
Inositol trisphosphate is a second messenger that controls many cellular processes by generating internal calcium signals. It… 
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
BACKGROUND Endothelium regulates vascular tone by influencing the contractile activity of vascular smooth muscle. This regulatory…