Dr. Huxley was Professor Emeritus of Biology at Brandeis University. He is known for his extensive work on muscle structure and function, including the experiments that established the sliding filament model of muscle contraction. Huxley was a Fellow of the Royal Society and a Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States. He passed away on July 25, 2013.
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Hugh Huxley describes the first definitive images showing that muscle was comprised of myosin and actin filament arrays that slide relative to each other when muscles contract. (Talk recorded in November 2011)
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