Type: Term Pronunciation: dis-fĕr′lin Definitions: 1. A skeletal muscle sarcoplasmic protein that interacts with another skeletal muscle membrane protein, caveolin, to repair damaged cell membranes. Deficiency of dysferlin may be responsible for some forms of muscular dystrophy.
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Dysferlin also known as dystrophy-associated fer-1-like protein is a protein that in humans is encoded by the DYSF gene. Dysferlin is linked with skeletal muscle repair. A defect in the DYSF gene, located on chromosome 2p12-14, results in several types of muscular dystrophy; including Miyoshi myopathy (MM), Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2B (...
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