Muscle - Smooth Muscle

Description:
This module provides an introductory presentation on smooth muscle.

Content authors:
  • Phillip Smith
  • Amy Rapkiewicz
Module direction:
  • Victoria Harnik
  • Mel Rosenfeld
Post-Production:
  • Gregory Dorsainville

Learning objectives for this Activity:

By the end of this module, you will be able to:
1. Identify smooth muscle in light micrograph (LM) images

2. Identify subcellular organelles of smooth muscle in electron micrograph (EM) images

3. Describe the locations in the body where smooth muscle is to be found

4. Compare and contrast the structures of striated and smooth muscles


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