Define sliding filament theory of muscle contraction. | NCERT solution | Class 11 Biology | Unit-20 Locomotion and Movement



Q.2:- Define sliding filament theory of muscle contraction.

 

Answer:-

Sliding Filament Theory of Muscle Contraction



Mechanism of muscle contraction is best explained by the sliding filament theory which states that contraction of a muscle fibre takes place by the sliding of the thin filaments over the thick filaments.