M-line
Central part of the A-band of striated muscle (and of the M-band) : contains M-line protein (myomesin, 165 kD), creatine kinase (40 kD), and glycogen phosphorylase b (90 kD). Involved in controlling the spacing between thick filaments.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • M-line — /em luyn /, n. Physics. one of a series of lines (M series) in the x ray spectrum of an atom corresponding to radiation (M radiation) caused by the transition of an electron to the M shell. [1920 25] …   Useful english dictionary

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