<cell biology> Central part of the A band of striated muscle (and of the M band): contains M line protein (myomesin, 165 kD), creatine kinase (40 kD) and glycogen phosphorylase b (90 kD). Involved in controlling the spacing between thick filaments.

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(11 Mar 2008)

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