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Each repeat'ng unit is a sarcomere, the basic contractile un't of the muscle. The
borders of the sarcomere, the Z lines, are ined ..p in adjacent myofibrils and
cortribute to the striations visible with a light microscope. Thin filamerts are
attached to ...
the center of the sarcomere, while thick fi aments are certered in the sarcorrere. In
a muscle fiber at rest, thick and thin filarrents do not overlap completely, and the
area near the edge of the sarcomere where there are only thin filaments 's ...
jg I ,__ extend completely across the sarcomere, so the H zone in tre center of the
A band contains on y thick filaments. This arrangemerit of thick and thin filaments
is tre key to how the sarcomere, ard hence the whole muscle, coritracts. é _ ...
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