Das kontraktile Element des Muskels [The contractile element of muscles]
In this brief article, Szent-Gyorgyi announced that he and his research team at Szeged had discovered how muscles contract:
two proteins, myosin and actin, form a protein complex, actomyosin, that will contract when combined with magnesium chloride
and ATP. Several years later, the Szeged group would publish a collection of very detailed reports titled "Studies on
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Periodical: Szent-Gyorgyi, Albert. "Das kontraktile Element des Muskels [The contractile element of muscles]." Berichte der Deutschen
Chemischen Gesellschaft 75, (1942): 1868-1870. Article. 3 Images.