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By Michael Barany

This worthwhile source presents a scientific account of the biochemistry of soft muscle contraction. As a accomplished advisor to this swiftly becoming zone of study, it covers the constitution and attribute homes of contractile and regulatory proteins, with specific emphasis on their expected functionality within the dwell muscle. additionally incorporated during this e-book are intermediate filament proteins, and desmin and vimentin, whose functionality in soft muscle is unknown; and a number of other enzymes focused on the phosphorylation-dephosphorylation of contractile and different proteins.

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