dystrophin[dis-trō′fin]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. A protein found in the sarcolemma of normal muscle; it is missing in people with pseudohypertrophic muscular dystrophy and in other forms of muscular dystrophy; its role may be in the linkage of the cytoskeleton of the muscle cell to extracellular protein.

Synonyms
distropin , dystropin

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