Lab Muscle Tissue

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the histological landmarks of skeletal muscle
  • Contrast the structure and function of skeletal, smooth, and cardiac muscle tissue
  • Identify morphological differences in smooth muscle across tissues
  • Explain the structure and function of the intercalated disc

Virtual Microscopy

Prelab Reading:

Yale Med Histology (link)


Univ Iowa Med School (link): Virtual Microscopy with available annotations

sliding filament youtube video (here)