Types of muscle

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What are the three types of muscle?
Smooth muscles, cardiac muscle, and striated muscle
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What are smooth musles?
Involuntary muscles such as those found in the intestines
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What are cardiac muscles?
Muscles only found in the heart
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What are striated muscles?
Voluntary muscles used for movement which are attached to skeleton via tendons
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What are the two proteins that make up striated muscle?
Myosin and actin
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How are striated muscle cells different to other body cells?
They have many nuclei in the cytoplasm which lies close to the surface
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What are smooth musles?

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Involuntary muscles such as those found in the intestines

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What are striated muscles?

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What are the two proteins that make up striated muscle?

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