What is the first means by which ATP is produced at the onset of contractile activity in a muscle?
Energy and a phosphate is transferred from creatine phosphate to ADP.
Following smoking cessation, how long does it take for the Lung Cancer death rate to be comparable to a non-smoker?
If a patient completely stops smoking, it will take about 10 years for the lungs to repair damage and carry the same chance of Lung Cancer when compared to a non-smoker.
What type of bone is the Hyoid bone, and what is it's function?
The Hyoid bone is classified as an irregular bone, and used as both a place of attachment for muscles used in the throat and mouth such as in the larynx, pharynx and epiglottis, and also a protective barrier to these tissues.