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From: http://www.acad.carleton.edu/curricular/BIOL/classes/bio126/Documents/Lab_5.pdf Glycerination disrupts the membranes of the muscle cells, ruptures mitochondria, and leaches out soluble constituents such as ATP and inorganic ions. However, glycerinated muscle retains the organized structural array of myosin thick filaments and actin thin filaments, ...


During exercise muscles are put under stress which eventually causes micro tears in the muscle fibres. These micro tears put pressure on the nerve endings which causes the pain. The body will then repair the tears during rest and recovery using proteins and sufficient fuel. The muscle will then become slightly bigger and stronger. Energy systems used to ...

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