What Makes Muscle Pull? (The Structural Basis of Contraction)

  • 1972 ----- color ----- 8 min ----- 16mm///
  • To clarify the relation of muscle structure to muscle function and the protein assembly to the energy flow, extensive animation is used. The contractile system is carefully disected and its' component protein molecules identified and reassembled step-by-step to show the transition between the hydrolysis at ATP and the performance of mechanical work.
  • Topics: (Biology, Physiology)