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Excitation Contraction Coupling

"Excitation Contraction Coupling" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Excitation Contraction Coupling" by people in this website by year, and whether "Excitation Contraction Coupling" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 15 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2013 and 2017
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