Opinion: Stop Ignoring This Filament Crucial to Muscle Function
Opinion: Stop Ignoring This Filament Crucial to Muscle Function
Titin was discovered four decades ago, but some physiology textbooks fail to recognize the important role it plays in muscle contraction.
Opinion: Stop Ignoring This Filament Crucial to Muscle Function
Opinion: Stop Ignoring This Filament Crucial to Muscle Function

Titin was discovered four decades ago, but some physiology textbooks fail to recognize the important role it plays in muscle contraction.

Titin was discovered four decades ago, but some physiology textbooks fail to recognize the important role it plays in muscle contraction.

physical forces
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