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Mesh term Excitation Contraction Coupling

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Calcium Signaling
Muscle Contraction
Signal Transduction

Description

A process fundamental to muscle physiology whereby an electrical stimulus or action potential triggers a myocyte to depolarize and contract. This mechanical muscle contraction response is regulated by entry of calcium ions into the cell.



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