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How is contraction different in smooth vs skeletal muscle?

-calcium binds calmodulin on thick filaments
-calcium enters from the cell EC
-very slow due to arrangement (Ca must be actively removed)
-smooth contract forcefully when greatly stretched

122

the ______ ______ is resistant to fatigue

latch bridge mechanism

123

stress relaxation response

helps hollow organs gradually fill (bladder)