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In Reply.—The mechanism for excitation-contraction, as outlined in our article, is appropriate for cardiac and not smooth muscle. Drs Miller-Hance and Stull offer a clear description of the proposed mechanism for smooth-muscle contraction, which is an area, as they point out, still undergoing considerable investigation.
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