<cell biology> Regions in the sarcomere of striated muscle. The N1 line is in the I band near the Z disc, the N2 line is at the end of the A band. The N lines may represent the location of proteins such as nebulin that contribute to the stability of the sarcomere.

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(11 Mar 2008)

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