Term: skeletal muscle cell A band
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Name: skeletal muscle cell
Synonyms: skeletal muscle fiber, striated muscle cell
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009115]
Name: A band
Synonyms: A disc, anisotropic disc, Q disc, transverse disc
Definition: The dark-staining region of a sarcomere, in which myosin thick filaments are present; the center is traversed by the paler H zone, which in turn contains the M line.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0031672]   QuickGO   AmiGO