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Could anyone help me to describe the activation of myosin? Is it when ATPase in the myosin head hydrolyzes ATP to ADP and P which provides energy needed to return myosin head to its prestroke high-energy? Or it is when ATP attaches to myosin head and detach the cross bridge? Please help!!!!
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Complete question was this: Every muscle contraction involved the interaction of myosin and actin filaments. This interaction can occur only after myosin has been activated. Describe the activation of myosin. ??? I guess, without both, ATP-bound state that detaches myosin head, or later ATP hydrolysis that sets myosin head into high-energy config for subsequent cross-bridge, interaction between myosin and actin would not be possible??
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