Bipolar filament | definition of bipolar filament by Medical dictionary
bipolar filament A filament with opposite polarity at each end—e.g., thick filaments of striated muscle.
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In lamellum, myosin II forms bipolar filaments
and those filaments together with actin filaments generate a contractile force in lamellum .
The generation of sliding forces between anti-parallel actin filaments is a well-established activity of bipolar filaments
The generation of sliding forces between actin filaments is a well-established activity of bipolar filaments