slow-twitch skeletal muscle fiber contraction Gene Set

Dataset GO Biological Process Annotations
Category structural or functional annotations
Type biological process
Description A process in which force is generated within slow-twitch skeletal muscle tissue, resulting in a change in muscle geometry. Force generation involves a chemo-mechanical energy conversion step that is carried out by the actin/myosin complex activity, which generates force through ATP hydrolysis. The slow-twitch skeletal muscle is characterized by slow time parameters, low force development and resistance to fatigue. (Gene Ontology, GO_0031444)
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2 genes participating in the slow-twitch skeletal muscle fiber contraction biological process from the curated GO Biological Process Annotations dataset.

Symbol Name
MB myoglobin
TNNT1 troponin T type 1 (skeletal, slow)