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Functions of muscular tissue
producing body movements, stabalizing body positions, moving substances with the body, generating heat
sacs suspended within the synaptic end bulb containing molecules of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine
motor end plate
the region of the muscle cell membrane opposite the synaptic end bults, contain Ach receptors
excess ATP is used to synthesize creatin phosphate and transfer a phosphate group to ADP
pyruvic acid is completely oxidized generating ATP, carbon dioxide, water, and heat
The 4 periods of contraction
latent period, contraction period, relaxation period, refractory period
the tension generated is not enough for the object to be moved and the muscle does not change its length
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