What is the role of AcH in muscle movement?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Yeah. ACh is release by the motor neuron to stimulate contraction of skeletal muscle. Like what was previously said it opens a non-specific cation channel which allows sodium in and potassium out. More sodium come in than potassium goes out because the driving force for sodium entry is greater. This leads to depolarization, the opening of voltage gated sodium channels, the opening of L-type calcium channels, the opening of sarcoplasmic reticulum calcium channels and so on.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Acetylcholine acts as a neurotransmitter. As it binds to ACh receptors, it opens gated sodium channels. Entrance of sodium ions into a cell initiates skeletal muscle contraction.

  • 5 years ago

    Does ACh only allows for sodium ions and potassium ions to come inside of the cell membrane?

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    5 years ago

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