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Sarcomere Structure and the sliding filament mechanism of Contraction
Length does not change when sarcomere shortens
This area is the length of thick filaments
Center point of attachment for thick filaments
H Zone, I Band
Length decreases when sarcomere shortens
This area only contains thin filaments
Point of attachment for thin filaments
This area only contains thick filaments
This area contains overlapping thin and thick filaments
The area from Z Disc to Z Disc
This area disappears in a fully contracted muscle