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    Give two STRUCTURAL differences between cardiac and striated muscle.

    i) Cardiac muscle contains intercalated discs with gap junctions, where as striated muscle does not.

    I can think of loads of similarities but cannot think of another difference...
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    Give two STRUCTURAL differences between cardiac and striated muscle.

    i) Cardiac muscle contains intercalated discs with gap junctions, where as striated muscle does not.

    I can think of loads of similarities but cannot think of another difference...
    Cardiac muslces have spaces between fibres containing connective tissue and many blood capllaries

    Muscles have long fibres whereas cardiac has short
 
 
 
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