Muscle contraction: theory and facts
All living organisms and many of their parts are organised in an essentially similar manner: they are closed cavitary bodies. This organisation allows living bodies to change shape by employing hydrostatic forces. It was recently shown that the hydrostatic mechanism lies in the basis of very different morphogenetic processes, and in the basis of muscle contraction (Borkhvardt, 2017). The new hypothesis on the mechanism of muscle contraction explained many issues, but lacked direct proof. Now it seems that such proof has been found.
muscle contraction, hydrostatic mechanism
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