bipolar filament

bipolar filament

A filament with opposite polarity at each end—e.g., thick filaments of striated muscle.
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The generation of sliding forces between anti-parallel actin filaments is a well-established activity of bipolar filaments of myosin-II.
The generation of sliding forces between actin filaments is a well-established activity of bipolar filaments of myosin-II.