Dorothy Needham’s study of the historical development of the biochemistry of muscular contraction has resulted in a book that is long, very important, elegantly. Machina Carnis. The Biochemistry of Muscular Contraction in Its Historical Development. Dorothy M. Needham. Cambridge University Press, New York, Originally published in , this is an account of the centuries of experiment and speculation that have led to our understanding of how muscles work. The book.
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In form and style the book is an interpretative review of the relatively recent literature to a greater extent than it is a historical study. I9 A comparative study of the striated muscle of vertebrates. Sign in to customize your interests Sign in to your personal account.
My library Help Advanced Book Search. Other editions – View all Machina Carnis: Selected pages Title Page. How does the sliding mechanism work? Create a personal account to register for email alerts with links to free full-text articles. Dorothy Needham’s study of the historical development of the biochemistry of muscular contraction has resulted in a book that is long, very important, elegantly illustrated, magnificently produced, intelligently indexed, and very expensive.
Create a free personal account to download free article PDFs, sign up for alerts, customize your interests, and more. Author index 7 Early studies of muscle structure and theories of contraction.
It considers the nature of the muscle machine and its fuel, as well as the intricate regulation of energy supply under different conditions.
Contents Muscle metabolism after the Chemical Mzchina lactic acid. Interaction of actomyosin and ATP.
Machina carnis. The Biochemistry of Muscular Contraction in its Historical Development
Neural and Muscular Mechanisms Patricia A. Contraction in muscles of invertebrates. Many details and even many major themes will elude the reader who is not a biochemist.
Common terms and phrases A. Some aspects of muscle disease.
Needham always attempts to explain and interpret the meaning and significance of the findings that she describes; in this task she is aided by her chronological and historical approach. Adenosinetriphosphate as fuel and as phosphatecarrier page. Pierce Limited preview – Get free access to newly published articles. Enzymic and other effects of denervation crossinnervation.
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Machina Carnis: The Biochemistry of Muscular Contraction in Its Historical Development
On myosin actin and tropomyosin. Create a free personal account to access your subscriptions, sign up for alerts, and more. The book traces all the developments in the field since and devotes special attention to the breakthroughs made in the last century. Sign in to make a comment Sign in to your personal account. The regulation of carbohydrate metabolism for energy supply. Originally published inthis is an account of the centuries of experiment and speculation that have led to our understanding of how muscles work.
Such a macihna necessarily encompasses a great deal of abstruse material. Finally it shows how cadnis energy metabolism first elucidated for the mechanical work of muscle has been found to explain most of the other kinds of work done by cells, as in light production, secretion, ionic transport and electrical discharge. The biochemistry of muscle, carbohydrate metabolism and phosphorylations was the author’s chosen field of research for over forty machinw.
The discovery of phosphagen and adenosinetriphosphate con. The Biochemistry csrnis Muscular Contraction in its Historical The relationship between mechanical events heat production.
Account Options Sign in. Energy provision and contractile proteins in nonmuscular.