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Comparison of the main types of skeletal muscle fibers

Comparison of the main types of skeletal muscle fibers

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Excitation-contraction coupling (ECC) is the process whereby the signal generated by an action potential is converted into physical muscle contraction. The DHPR, a voltage-gated L-type calcium channel in the transverse tubules, senses the action potential and activates the ryanodine receptor 1 (RyR1), located on the sarcoplasmic reticulum (SR) term...