By Robert M. Simmons (editor)
Composed of a suite of chapters contributed through previous and current collaborators of the Nobel laureate Sir Andrew Huxley, this publication covers the components of muscle learn to which Huxley made significant contributions. the aim of the e-book is to debate the best way that muscle mass paintings, asking questions at a primary point concerning the molecular foundation of muscle tone construction and muscle contraction. the vast majority of the chapters are occupied with muscle body structure and the relation among constitution and serve as. the method of activation of muscle mass is mentioned, besides the mechanism of contraction itself. even though many of the ebook bargains with vertebrate skeletal muscle, a number of chapters conceal cardiac muscle. additionally featured are chapters discussing Sir Andrew's achievements in either nerve and muscle body structure.