Fri August 15, 2008 By: Shankar Krishna

Difference between striped and unstriped muscles

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Fri August 15, 2008

  Striped muscles Unstriped muscles
1 They shows striations Striations are absent here
2 Their cells are cylindrical Here, cells are spindle shaped
3 They are voluntary in function They are involuntary
4 Nucleus is peripheral in position in the cells. Nucleus is central in position.
5 They show fast and forceful contractions. They show slow contractions.

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