The protein defect or primary gene and phenotype of X-linked recessive disease muscular dystrophy. Introduction: Muscular dystrophy is a genetic disorder which is characterized by reduction and progressive weakness of muscle tissues. The commonly found type of muscular dystrophy is Duchene muscular dystrophy (DMD). This condition affects approximately 1 in 3500 men in the United States.

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Chapter 4, Problem 18QP
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To explain: The protein defect or primary gene and phenotype of X-linked recessive disease muscular dystrophy.

Introduction: Muscular dystrophy is a genetic disorder which is characterized by reduction and progressive weakness of muscle tissues. The commonly found type of muscular dystrophy is Duchene muscular dystrophy (DMD). This condition affects approximately 1 in 3500 men in the United States.

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