Definition of Actomyosin in English :

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Actomyosin meaning in English

Meaning of Actomyosin in English

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Actomyosin pronunciation in English

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Actomyosin

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Noun

1. actomyosin

a protein complex in muscle fibers; composed of myosin and actin; shortens when stimulated and causes muscle contractions

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Actomyosin

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noun
a complex protein in skeletal muscle that is formed by actin and myosin and which, when stimulated, shortens to cause muscle contraction

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Actomyosin

see synonyms of actomyosin
noun
a complex of two proteins (actin and myosin) in muscle tissue, interacting with ATP to bring about muscular contraction

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Actomyosin

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n.
A complex of actin, myosin, and associated proteins that is responsible for contraction in cells, especially muscle cells.

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