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skeletal muscle cells

Post by opuntia » Sat Jun 25, 2005 12:29 pm

What is/are the function(s) of skeletal muscle cells?
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Post by victor » Sat Jun 25, 2005 12:57 pm

Um...providing ATP..they have more differentiated glucose catabolism system. :wink:
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Post by MrMistery » Sun Jun 26, 2005 8:40 pm

Actually their function is contracting and getting you around... They have more mithocondria becuase contraction takes up a lot of energy

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Post by Dr.Stein » Tue Jul 12, 2005 9:33 am

For a movement or locomotion, together with skeleton or not. Endoskeleton is where they are attached and got their name from. Skeletal muscle cells have contractile proteins, actin and myosin, that provide an ability for contraction and relaxation. Yes, of course they need energy for that function as another member here told previously.
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