a complex protein, consisting of and , that is the major constituent of skeletal muscle and is thought to interact with ATP to cause muscle contraction.
a complex protein in skeletal muscle that is formed by actin and myosin and which, when stimulated, shortens to cause muscle contraction
actomyosin ac·to·my·o·sin (āk’tə-mī’ə-sĭn)
A protein complex that is the essential contractile substance of muscle, composed of the globulin myosin and actin.
a quilted garment worn under mail in the 13th and 14th centuries; gambeson. Lord (John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron) 1834–1902, English historian. a former municipal borough in SE England, now part of the London borough of Ealing: center of Puritanism at the time of Cromwell. a city in NE Massachusetts. Contemporary Examples acton had […]
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Acton [ak-tuh n] /ˈæk tən/ (Show IPA) pen name of . Alexander Graham, 1847–1922, U.S. scientist, born in Scotland: inventor of the telephone. (Arthur) Clive (Howard) 1881–1964, English critic of literature and art. Currer [kur-er] /ˈkɜr ər/ (Show IPA) pen name of . Ellis, pen name of . James Thomas (“Cool Papa”) 1903–91, U.S. baseball […]
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Lord (John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron) 1834–1902, English historian. a former municipal borough in SE England, now part of the London borough of Ealing: center of Puritanism at the time of Cromwell. a city in NE Massachusetts. Contemporary Examples The British historian lord acton reminds us that “power tends to corrupt, and absolute power […]
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