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1

Name the areas marked A-D of the SARCOMERES shown.

A= C=

B= D=

A= Z line B= H Zone C= I band D= A band

2

What TWO names is the structure "E" called?

E= Myosin or thick filament

3

What TWO names is the structure "F" called?

F= Actin or thin filament

4

Which areas of the sarcomere are visible on a microscope slide of

skeletal muscle as a pattern of stripes? What is another name for

these stripes?

The A band is visible as a dark stripe and the I band is visible

as a light stripe. The stripes created by these two bands are

called striations.