Skeletal Muscle Contraction Quiz

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What leads to the release of calcium from the sarcoplasmic reticulum?

Depolarizing current caused by sodium influx

What type of channels open, allowing sodium to flow in and causing a depolarizing current?

Voltage-gated sodium channels

What type of neurons fire action potentials that move down the axon?

Somatic motor neurons

What is involved in muscle cell membrane potential and the release of calcium from the sarcoplasmic reticulum?

Acetylcholine

What is responsible for bringing in calcium during muscle contraction?

Pink protein

What type of channels open, allowing sodium to flow in and causing a depolarizing current?

Voltage-gated sodium channels

What is the role of acetylcholine in muscle cell membrane potential and the release of calcium from the sarcoplasmic reticulum?

Involvement in muscle cell membrane potential and calcium release

What leads to the release of calcium from the sarcoplasmic reticulum?

Depolarizing current caused by sodium influx

What type of neurons fire action potentials that move down the axon?

Somatic motor neurons

Test your knowledge of the neuromuscular junction and sliding filament theory with this quiz based on the Ninja Nerd video on skeletal muscle contraction. Challenge yourself on topics like action potential transmission, acetylcholine's role in muscle cell membrane potential, and the release of calcium from the sarcoplasmic reticulum.

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