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Definition:
The A band is the region of a striated muscle sarcomere that contains myosin thick filaments. In fact, the A band is the entire length of the thick filament of the sarcomere. Its length is approximately 1 μm. The center of the A band is located at the center of the sarcomere (M line).

Related glossary terms/phrases:
H zone
I band
M line
Z disk









Posted: Sunday, March 31, 2013
Last updated: Friday, August 28, 2015