transverse tubule

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • transverse tubule — n T TUBULE * * * T t …   Medical dictionary

  • Tubule T — Contraction musculaire La contraction d un muscle résulte de la contraction coordonnée de chacune des cellules du muscle. On peut distinguer quatre phases au cours de la contraction d une cellule musculaire « type » : L excitation… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • T tubule — (= transverse tubule) Invagination of the plasma membrane (sarcolemma) of striated muscle that lies between two tubular portions of the endoplasmic (sarcoplasmic) reticulum to form a triad of membrane profiles adjacent to the A band/I band… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • T-tubule — A T tubule (or transverse tubule), is a deep invagination of the plasma membrane found in skeletal and cardiac muscle cells. These invaginations allow depolarization of the membrane to quickly penetrate to the interior of the cell.tructureEach… …   Wikipedia

  • Distal convoluted tubule — Kidney nephron ( 1st proximal convoluted tubule , 2nd distal convoluted tubule ) …   Wikipedia

  • Seminiferous tubule — in cross section (large tubular structure center of image) with sperm (black, tiny, ovoid bodies furthest from the outer edge of the tubular structure). H E stain …   Wikipedia

  • muscle — muscleless, adj. muscly, adj. /mus euhl/, n., v., muscled, muscling, adj. n. 1. a tissue composed of cells or fibers, the contraction of which produces movement in the body. 2. an organ, composed of muscle tissue, that contracts to produce a… …   Universalium

  • Skeletal striated muscle — A top down view of skeletal muscle Latin textus muscularis striatus skeletalis Code TH …   Wikipedia

  • Cav1.1 — Calcium channel, voltage dependent, L type, alpha 1S subunit Identifiers Symbols CACNA1S; CACNL1A3; CCHL1A3; Cav1.1; HOKPP; HOKPP1; MHS5; TTPP1; hypoPP External IDs …   Wikipedia

  • triad — 1. A collection of three things having something in common. 2. The transverse tubule and the terminal cisternae on each side of it in skeletal muscle fibers. 3. SYN: portal t.. 4. The father, mother, and child relationship projectively… …   Medical dictionary

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