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Document Summary
Title Functional differences between cardiac and skeletal muscle
Description Describes the differences and similarities between these two muscle types
Creation Date 20 October 2006
Doc type Article
Document Abstract:
Structural and cellular differences reflect functional differences between cardiac and skeletal muscle. Though both are composed of striated muscle fibres, research has shown differences in the myosin and protein composition (Weeks 1976, Zak 1983) and the oxidative pathways used by these two types of cells.
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