Neuromuscular junction
The neuromuscular junction connects the nervous system to the muscular system via synapses between efferent nerve fibers and muscle fibers, also known as muscle cells. As an action potential reaches t...
Neuromuscular junction - Wikipedia
Excitation-contraction coupling
Excitation–contraction (E-C) coupling is a term coined in 1952 to describe the physiological process of converting an electrical stimulus to a mechanical response. This process is fundamental to muscl...
Neuromuscular junction disease
Neuromuscular junction disease is a medical condition where the normal conduction through the neuromuscular junction fails to function correctly.
The neuromuscular junction is a specialized synaps...
Neuromuscular-blocking drug
Neuromuscular-blocking drugs block neuromuscular transmission at the neuromuscular junction, causing paralysis of the affected skeletal muscles. This is accomplished either by acting presynaptically ...
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Smooth muscle
Smooth muscle is an involuntary non-striated muscle. It is divided into two subgroups; the single-unit (unitary) and multiunit smooth muscle. Within single-unit cells, the whole bundle or sheet contra...
Smooth muscle - Wikipedia