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Regulation of Muscle Contraction by Ca Ion

  • S. Ebashi
  • Y. Nonomura
  • K. Kohama
  • T. Kitazawa
  • T. Mikawa
Part of the Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Biophysics book series (MOLECULAR, volume 32)

Abstract

There is no doubt that the contractile processes of every kind of muscle are solely regulated by Ca ion. The fundamental evidence for this concept was furnished by the laboratory of Professor Fritz Lipmann in 1959.

Keywords

ATPase Activity Fiber Model Fast Skeletal Muscle Actomyosin ATPase Excitation Contraction Coupling 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Ebashi
    • 1
  • Y. Nonomura
    • 1
  • K. Kohama
    • 1
  • T. Kitazawa
    • 1
  • T. Mikawa
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of MedicineUniversity of TokyoHongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113Japan

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