Term: fast muscle cell myosin 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: myosin filament
Synonyms: myosin thick filament, thick filament
Definition: A supramolecular fiber containing myosin heavy chains, plus associated light chains and other proteins, in which the myosin heavy chains are arranged into a filament.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0032982]   QuickGO   AmiGO