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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The commonest protein in muscle.

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  • When myosin is activated, the contractile filaments slide apart and the muscle cell relaxes.
  • The motor protein myosin, for example, is involved in the the contraction of muscle fibers in animals.
  • Every technical explanation in the literature (that iv'e seen) as to why myosin is a motor referrs to the actual definition of a motor.
  • Write "linear motor" on the A column and "myosin" on the B column. for more
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