actomyosin definition

  • noun:
    • the machine of actin and myosin that, along with other substances, constitutes muscle mass fibre and it is accountable for muscular contraction.
    • A protein complex made up of actin and myosin, present in muscle tissue fibres.
    • a protein complex in muscle tissue fibers; consists of myosin and actin; shortens whenever activated and results in muscle tissue contractions

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