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Kinetics of the Actin–Myosin Interaction

Handbook of Physiology, The Cardiovascular System, The Heart

  1. Jeffery W. Walker

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp020106

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Walker, J. W. 2011. Kinetics of the Actin–Myosin Interaction. Comprehensive Physiology. 240–263.

Author Information

  1. Department of Physiology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Crossbridges and Sliding Filaments
  • 2
    Regulation
  • 3
    Myosin and Actomyosin ATPase
    • 3.1
      Rates of Specific Steps
    • 3.2
      Energetics of Specific Steps
    • 3.3
      Cardiac versus Skeletal Actomyosin ATPase
  • 4
    The Crossbridge Cycle in Muscle
    • 4.1
      Energy Transduction and Muscle Mechanics
    • 4.2
      Transient Kinetics in Fibers Using Caged Compounds
    • 4.3
      Analysis of Specific Steps
    • 4.4
      Cardiac Muscle
  • 5
    In Vitro Motility
  • 6
    Atomic Structures of Actin and Myosin
    • 6.1
      Myosin S1
    • 6.2
      Actomyosin
    • 6.3
      Comparison of Structural Models to Other Models
  • 7
    Recent Progress
  • 8
    Regulation
    • 8.1
      The Steric Blocking Model
    • 8.2
      Kinetic Regulation
    • 8.3
      Dual Regulation of the Crossbridge Cycle
    • 8.4
      Phosphorylation and Protein Isoform Switching
  • 9
    Summary and Concluding Comments