Engineering Transactions, 49, 2-3, pp. 191–212, 2001

Relation Between the Mechanical Properties of Muscles and Their Structure on the Molecular Level

L. Skubiszak
Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering Polish Academy of Sciences
Poland

L. Kowalczyk
Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering Polish Academy of Sciences
Poland

Mechanical properties of the vertebrate skeletal muscles are satisfactorily described on the basis of a new model of the myosin molecule packing into the thick filament.
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