Intramembrane Charge Movements in Striated Muscle

Hardcover | March 1, 1990

byChristopher L.-H. Huang

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A lucid and comprehensive review of recent developments made in the understanding of cellular activation phenomena in striated muscle. Basic physical, mathematical, and physiological principles are covered to a more coherent level than currently available in published literature. The phenomenaof intramembrane change is surveyed through a range of biological systems, followed by more detailed analyses of steady-state and kinetic properties, and their relationship to possible underlying physical mechanisms. The book consistently draws correlations both with cellular and molecularbiological information and their physiological consequences and significance. Accessible both as a survey of basic concepts and as an authoritative review of recent work in the field.

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A lucid and comprehensive review of recent developments made in the understanding of cellular activation phenomena in striated muscle. Basic physical, mathematical, and physiological principles are covered to a more coherent level than currently available in published literature. The phenomenaof intramembrane change is surveyed through...

Christopher L.-H. Huang, University Lecturer in Physiology; Fellow and Director of Medical Studies, New Hall, University of Cambridge.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:302 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.01 inPublished:March 1, 1990Publisher:Oxford University Press

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Previous volumes in this seriesIntroduction: the activation of striated muscle1. Dielectric properties and membrane function2. The measurement of membrane capacitance in striated muscle3. The charge-movement phenomenon in striated muscle4. Functional components of the non-linear charge5. Charge-movement components in skeletal muscle6. Activation schemes for intramembrane charge in skeletal muscle7. Quantitative description of the steady-state charge8. Kinetic descriptions of the intramembrane charge9. Physiological consequences of voltage-sensing processes10. Implications of charge-movement components for excitation contraction couplingReferencesIndex

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`The book is extremely well referenced and as a source of text will be an important acquisition for those involved in this area of research.'Andrew I. Weir, Neuromuscular Disorders