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Possible Role of Water in Neuromuscular Excitation

  • Yu. V. Dubikaitis
  • V. V. Dubikaitis

Abstract

More and more attention has recently been paid to the significance of water in neuromuscular excitation. Many researchers hold the view that the water in the cytoplasm is in a structured state and its structure varies in accordance with the functional state of the cell. Thus, Szent-Györgyi, a founder of the theory of muscle contraction, writes [1]: “Above all else, I am convinced that half the contractile apparatus of muscle consists of water and that contraction itself is a disruption of its structure induced by actomyosin.”

Keywords

Anionic Group Salt Solubility Contractile Apparatus Biological Subject Front Duration 
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  • Yu. V. Dubikaitis
  • V. V. Dubikaitis

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