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Rigor mortis

rigor mortis

muscular rigidity which develops in the cadaver usually from 4 to 10 hours after death and lasts 3 or 4 days.


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The relationship between cellular respiration, muscle contra

... help me solve this case study. Has anyone had to do the one titled: A Rigorous Investigation: The Relationship Between Cellular Respiration, Muscle Contraction, and Rigor Mortis? The first part can be found at: http://www.sciencecases.org/rigor_mortis/rigor_mortis_notes.asp ...

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by faithb
Tue Oct 03, 2006 6:20 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: The relationship between cellular respiration, muscle contra
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Calcium regulated muscle cell contraction

... which is Ca(2+) dependant in making a bindingsite for myosin. (in rigor mortis Ca(2+) will diffuse out of the ER but no ATP is available leading to stiffness of the ...

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by sdekivit
Sat May 06, 2006 10:34 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Calcium regulated muscle cell contraction
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Calcium regulated muscle cell contraction

... these facts coherent? Follow up question: is this at all related to rigor mortis?

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by dae
Sat May 06, 2006 12:43 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Calcium regulated muscle cell contraction
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