smooth muscle has more ______ filaments than _____ filaments.
multiunit smooth muscle
which muscle type has only one nucleus, no sarcomeres, and rare gap junctions?
Duchenne muscular dystrophy is caused by a mutation in the dystrophin _____. Without a normal copy of DNA for transcription, there can never be a normal protein translated.
What is the type of chemical reaction used to rebuild ADP into ATP?
during the "rest & recovery" stage, when oxygen is available, lactic acid is converted back to _______ acid.
white fast twitch fibers
Which type of muscle fiber has a large quantity of glycogen and mainly uses glycolysis to synthesize ATP?
The ________ ________ are the enlarged ends of the sarcoplasmic reticulum.
_______ filaments are composed of myosin.
What special feature of smooth muscle allows it to stretch without immediately resulting in a strong contraction?
Skeletal muscle cells are grouped into bundles called __________.
Synaptic vesicles at the neuromuscular junction contain __________.
ACh receptors are found mainly in the __________.
chemically gated Na+-K+ channels
Acetylcholine receptors are best characterized as what type of channel?
the difference between the amount of oxygen needed for totally aerobic muscle activity and the amount actually used
What does excess postexercise oxygen consumption represent?
electrical; chemical; electrical
generating and AP on the muscle membrane involves the transfer of info from an _________ signal (down the neuron), to a ________ signal (at the NMJ), back to an ________ signal (depolarization of the sarcolemma).
TRUE or FALSE: high precision muscles (voice box, eye, fingers) have fewer muscle fibers per neuron.
TRUE or FALSE: a muscle fiber must fully contract. It cannot partially contract.
TRUE or FALSE: when a single motor unit is recruited to contract, all the muscle fibers in that motor unit must all contract at the same time.
temporary loss of excitability is called the ________ period.
a _______ is recorded when a stimulus that results in contraction (force) of a single muscle fiber is measured over a very brief millisecond time frame.
response to stimulation are graded by ________ and ______.
what upkeeps muscle tone?
in _________ contractions the load is moved.
picking up a book is an example of a ________ contraction.
lowering a book is an example of a __________ contraction.
the example of dr. foster trying to lift the podium is an example of a ________ contraction.
aerobic respiration produces how many ATP per molecule of glucose.