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Biology 590 - Human Physiology

Actin Myosin Crossbridge 3D Animation

The Animation

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The Players

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Based in part on
Color Atlas of Physiology, Agamemnon Despopoulos, Stefan Silbernagl
Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc. , 1991, New York

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Last Revised 09-30-97