Human Biology, 14 Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25924-574-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-25924-574-9

Chapter 13 - Engage - Page 282: 1

Answer

When dystrophin is absent, calcium leaks into the cell and activates an enzyme that digests/dissolves muscle fibers..

Work Step by Step

One consequence of this is that the force of muscle contractions is not transmitted to the connective tissue adjacent to the muscle.
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