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Cells of these types of tissues have plasma membrane that can alter electrical potential from the normal resting potential

Excitable Tissue

2

Do all cells in body have RMP? If not, which ones don't?

No. dead cells

Stratum Corneum of epidermis

3

Altering the RMP is done by _____ in the plasma membrane to create _______

Proteins

Action/Graded Potential

4

Are all muscle cell types excitable?

Yes

5

Muscle attached to skeleton (mostly) longest muscle cell type, and are under voluntary control.

Skeletal

6

What is the appearance of the histology of skeletal muscle?

Skeletal - over lapping proteins

7

Muscle that is excitable, can conduct graded and action potentials, found in digestive tract, blood vessels, reproductive and respiratory systems

Smooth Muscle

8

How is the histology of smooth muscle different?

Not striated. Cells are smaller and spindle shaped.

9

Muscle found only in the heart. Striated, but with branching fibers. Intercalated disks appear between fibers that are actually gap junctions

Cardiac Muscle

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Characteristic of Muscle that means it can conduct action potential in repsonse to a stimulus

Excitability

11

Characteristic of muscle tissue meaning it can shorten and lengthen to generate a force, they push different things

Contractability

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Function of Smooth muscle
Function of Carciac Muscle
Function of skeletal muscle

Push Fluids or gases
Push Blood
Move skeleton

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Characteristic of muscle tissue meaning it can be stretched beyond resisting length when it is relaxed, may or may not be functional

Extensibility

14

Characteristic of muscle tissue meaning that it after stretching it will resume its original length

Elasticity

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Function of muscle done to skeletal structure, blood, or a substance encircled by the organ (i.e. food)

Produce Movement

16

The function that is only applicable to skeletal muscle

Maintain Posture

17

As skeletal muscle maintains posture, it also does this

Stabilizes joints

18

Function of muscle tissue , not all potential energy from ATP is converted to kinetic energy for work, some released as a different type of energy

Generate Heat

19

Why is the release of energy as heat a good thing (as long as it's not too much)?

Keeps the enzymes of body functioning.

20

Is all skeletal muscle attached to bone?

No, there are a few exceptions (palmaris longus)

21

Elongated cell known as a fiber (long and thin). Surrounded by plasma membrane and contains cytoplasm and organelles

Muscle Cell

22

The name for the plasma membrane of the muscle cell

Sarcolemma

23

Where is the endomysium in relation to the muscle cell?

Just outside the sarcolemma (superficial)

24

The name for the cytoplasm of muscle cells

Sarcoplasm

25

These type of organelles in the muscle cell are unique because there are multiple of them and they are peripherial

Nuclei

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These type of organelles in muscle cells are unique because there are numerous amounts of them (not the nuclei), makes sense because muscle cells are involved in energy production and skeletal muscle uses a lot of energy

Mitochondria

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Protein of muscle cells that stores extra oxygen, which is necessary for production of ATP

Myoglobin

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Inclusions (aka storage granules) that store additional glycogen (fuel)

Glycosomes

29

The modified endoplasmic reticulum in the muscle cell, it is surround the myofibrils

Sarcoplasmic Reticulum

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These structures are contractile organelle that are rod like and run parallel to the length of the cell and take up 80% of the volume of skeletal muscle cell

Myfibrils