Introduction to Protein-Ligand Interactions
Protein-Ligand Equilibrium Constants
Protein-Ligand Fractional Saturation
Myoglobin vs. Hemoglobin
Heme Prosthetic Group
Hemoglobin Cooperativity
Hill Equation
Hill Plot
Hemoglobin Binding in Tissues & Lungs
Hemoglobin Carbonation & Protonation
Bohr Effect
BPG Regulation of Hemoglobin
Fetal Hemoglobin
Sickle Cell Anemia
Chymotrypsin's Catalytic Mechanism
Glycogen Phosphorylase
Liver vs Muscle Glycogen Phosphorylase
Motor Proteins
Skeletal Muscle Anatomy
Skeletal Muscle Contraction

Concept #1: Skeletal Muscle Anatomy

Concept #2: Skeletal Muscle Anatomy

Practice: Match the following parts of the muscle with the correct description:

a) Sarcomere. ______: voluntary muscles (i.e. triceps) that consist of muscle fascicles.

b) Myofibrils. ______: repeating units of sarcomeres.

c) Fascicles. ______: multinucleated cells that consist of a bundle of myofibrils.

d) Sarcoplasmic Reticulum. ______: membrane-bound structure found within muscle cells.

e) Skeletal Muscle. ______: complex of thin actin and thick myosin filaments.

f) Muscle Fiber. ______: a bundle of skeletal muscle fibers.

Practice: Correctly label each part of the sarcomere in the electron micrograph below: