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The Sarcoplasm of a muscle fiber is comparable to the cytoplasm of other cells, but it houses unusually large amounts of glycosomes (granules of stored glycogen) and significant amounts of myoglobin, an oxygen binding protein.
Histology: muscle tissue
|skeletal muscle/general||epimysium, fascicle, perimysium, endomysium, muscle fiber (intrafusal, extrafusal), myofibril
Additional recommended knowledge
costamere (dystrophin, α,β-dystrobrevin, syncoilin, synemin/desmuslin, dysbindin, sarcoglycan, dystroglycan, sarcospan), desminmyoblast, satellite cell, sarcoplasm, sarcolemma, sarcoplasmic reticulum, T-tubule
|cardiac muscle||myocardium, intercalated disc, nebulette|
|smooth muscle||calmodulin, vascular smooth muscle|