Biology 12th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0-07802-426-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-426-9

Chapter 39 - Locomotion and Support Systems - Assess - Page 749: 13



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The sliding filament model describes the dynamics behind contracting muscles. When muscles contract, sarcomeres shorted, ATP is broken down and utilized, actin filaments slide past the myosin in cells, and the H zone disappears.
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