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Term: fast muscle cell striated muscle myosin thick filament
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Name: fast muscle cell
Synonyms: fast muscle fiber, white muscle cell
Definition: A muscle cell that has a fast contractile response. Fast muscle fibers make up the deep portion of the myotome and are also known as white muscle cells.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009117]
Name: striated muscle myosin thick filament
Definition: Bipolar filaments formed of polymers of a muscle-specific myosin II isoform, found in the middle of sarcomeres in myofibrils.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0005863]   QuickGO   AmiGO