The dynamic response of contracted airway smooth muscles to a finite length change and longitudinal oscillations is described using a simplified model. The model is intended to interpret the biophysical events but not to accurately describe them. It shows that the value of tissue length changes have pronounced indications of cross-bridge detachment. However, the frequency of oscillations represents the velocity of the length change, which affects the cross-bridge cycling rate reflected in the low frequency range.
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Simplified Model for ASM Dynamics
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Al-Jumaily, AM, & Du, Y. "Simplified Model for ASM Dynamics." Proceedings of the ASME 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference. ASME 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B. Farmington, Pennsylvania, USA. June 22–25, 2011. pp. 1325-1326. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/SBC2011-53133
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