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… (More)

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1936-2017
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2016
Review
2016
The smooth muscle cell directly drives the contraction of the vascular wall and hence regulates the size of the blood vessel… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Tumors are stiffer than normal tissue, and tumors have altered integrins. Because integrins are mechanotransducers that regulate… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
To investigate the ability of ultrasonography to estimate muscle activity, we measured architectural parameters (pennation angles… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
The maximal rate of rise in muscle force [rate of force development (RFD)] has important functional consequences as it determines… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
The intracellular signaling proteins that lead to exercise-stimulated glucose transport in skeletal muscle have not been… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Abnormal smooth-muscle contractility may be a major cause of disease states such as hypertension, and a smooth-muscle relaxant… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Small GTPase Rho plays pivotal roles in the Ca2+ sensitization of smooth muscle. However, the GTP-bound active form of Rho failed… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
The protein dystrophin, normally found on the cytoplasmic surface of skeletal muscle cell membranes, is absent in patients with… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Muscle contraction consists of a cyclical interaction between myosin and actin driven by the concomitant hydrolysis of adenosine… (More)
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1967
Highly Cited
1967
Myosin was isolated from 14 different muscles (mammals, lower vertebrates, and invertebrates) of known maximal speed of… (More)
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