Light diffraction: studies on striated muscle

Ronald J. Baskin*, Richard L. Lieber

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Through the use of light diffraction the average length of sarcomeres in a region of striated muscle can be rapidly and accurately determined. Changes in sarcomere length accompanying shortening or those occurring during an isometric tetanus can be precisely resolved.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)197-200
Number of pages4
JournalTrends in Biochemical Sciences
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology


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