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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 725207, 20 pages
Review Article

Mechanism of Catch Force: Tethering of Thick and Thin Filaments by Twitchin

Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA

Received 20 January 2010; Accepted 10 March 2010

Academic Editor: Henk L. M. Granzier

Copyright © 2010 Thomas M. Butler and Marion J. Siegman. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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