Term: skeletal muscle cell M band
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Name: skeletal muscle cell
Synonyms: skeletal muscle fiber, striated muscle cell
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009115]
Name: M band
Synonyms: M disc, M line, mesophragma, midline
Definition: The midline of aligned thick filaments in a sarcomere; location of specific proteins that link thick filaments. Depending on muscle type the M band consists of different numbers of M lines.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0031430]   QuickGO   AmiGO