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Functional Isolation of Single Motor Units of Rat Medial Gastrocnemius Muscle
 

Functional Isolation of Single Motor Units of Rat Medial Gastrocnemius Muscle

Article DOI: 10.3791/61614-v
December 26th, 2020

Summary December 26th, 2020

This method allows the recording of the force of twitch and tetanic contractions and action potentials in three types of motor units in the rat medial gastrocnemius muscle. The functional isolation of a single motor unit is induced by electrical stimulation of the axon.

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