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CHAPTER 10.13-Describe the disorders that affect muscular tissue.1)This condition is a sex-linked X chromosome disorder.
2)Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disease that slowly destroys receptors at themotor end plate. Which types of receptors are destroyed?
4)Which disorder causes sustained contraction of skeletal muscles that usually affectsneck and throat muscles first?
5)Acetylcholinesterase is inhibited and ACh is not degraded at the synaptic cleft. Thiswill causespastic paralysis:6)A patient with ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, may have muscle fasciculations. Whatdoes this mean with regard to the patient’s voluntary muscle control?
7)Why is the loss of ACh receptors such a problem for a patient with myasthenia gravis?
8)Curare binds to ligand receptors on the muscle cell and acts as an antagonist, whichcausesflaccid paralysis:9)Uncoordinated contractions of individual muscle cells not visible under the skin arefibrillations:

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Term
Fall
Professor
Allan Kew
Tags
myasthenia, loss of muscle control

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