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Muscilar dystrophy related to dystrophin protein?

Muscilar dystrophy related to dystrophin protein?

Two types: The most common is duchennes with beckers a distant second. Both are related to muscle protein abnormal structure. ...Read more

Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more


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How does the protein dystrophin work?

How does the protein dystrophin work?

Like this:: In skeletal and cardiac muscles, dystrophin is part of a group of proteins (a protein complex) that work together to strengthen muscle fibers and protect them from injury as muscles contract and relax. The dystrophin complex acts as an anchor, connecting each muscle cell's structural framework together, also with the extracellular matrix! ...Read more

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How does the protein dystrophin work?

How does the protein dystrophin work?

This is not easy..: But: in skeletal and cardiac muscles, dystrophin is part of a group of proteins (a protein complex) that work together to strengthen muscle fibers and protect them from injury as muscles contract and relax. The dystrophin complex acts as an anchor, connecting each muscle cell's structural framework. ...Read more

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Hey um using isopure protein n pre work out n bcca is that right for my body?

Hey um using isopure protein n pre work out n bcca is that right for my body?

If taken correctly: In the realm of sports supplementation, protein powder and BCAAs are among the safest. Just take as directed on the packaging. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I take proper diet ie proteins and all but when i masturbate i start looking so thin n ugly please help me?

I take proper diet ie proteins and all but when i masturbate i start looking so thin n ugly please help me?

Masturbation: Normal: I have absolutely no idea what you are really asking. There is no connection between the normal and natural sexual activity of masturbation and how fat or thin you are. If you are having guilt or anxiety or shame for masturbation then please no there is no medical reason not to masturbate. Every man you know masturbates or has masturbated. This is a normal part of the human experience. ...Read more

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Hi iam 16 male Iam tall n skinny I go to gym and I eat also protein is that harmful or not can I stop my highet growth because iam too tall?

Hi iam 16 male Iam tall n skinny I go to gym  and  I eat also protein is that harmful or not can I stop my highet growth because iam too tall?

Eat the protein: The protein is not going to hurt you. If anything it will help. Do not take anything to stop your growth. The height is genetic and should not tamper with this. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Are veggie sausages containing soya protein isolate n soya protein bad to eat say if u had 4 would that be too much soya. Also chocolate in one day?

Are veggie sausages containing soya protein isolate n soya protein bad to eat say if u had 4 would that be too much soya. Also chocolate in one day?

A few thoughts: First, everything in moderation. Soy/textured vegetable protein (TVP) is a good product with a lot of protein/low cost. But TVP is highly manufactured and subjected to high heat etc in processing. TVP causes GI side effects in some people and is reported to mimic estrogen effects in women. Most also contains MSG. Can not really call it a health food..OK in moderation/2-3 servings per day. ...Read more

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If ur light strands are high n IgG high what can thismean. No m protein. Copy in my chart. Ssa pos. Sjogrens?

If ur light strands are high n IgG high what can thismean.  No m protein. Copy in my chart. Ssa pos. Sjogrens?

May be the Sjogrens: This could be a sign of light chain disease, caused by your sjogrens, or may be meaningless and never cause problems. Your best bet is to ask your doctor. Because they know your history and physical problems it will be easier to nswer your question. By ordering the test ( this is not a test routinely ordered) your doctor has shown concern over a problem and most likely will have an explanation. ...Read more

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Why do I crave protein?

Protein: Because it is essential to your health and welfare? ...Read more

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Whats a complete protein?

All essential aminos: Some Amino Acids can't be made from others in your body, and a complete protein is one you can live on -- it has plenty of each of these. It's important for vegetarians to mix proteins to get enough of each amino acid; i respect vegetarianism if taken for moral reasons but it makes safe eating more complicated. ...Read more

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Is 9.4 reactive protein high?

Is 9.4 reactive protein high?

Yes: I would consider it high, but it really depends on what your lab's reference range is. If your doctor says it's high, then ask how to get it down. ...Read more

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How much protein is too much?

No consensus but...: It is probably more common for people to get too much protein rather than not enough, but there is no consensus as to what constitutes too much. 30-60 grams of protein is enough for most people but many americans get 100-160 grams a day. Too much protein increases risk of osteoporois and other problems- see http://www.Drmcdougall.Com/misc/2004nl/040100puproteinoverload.Htm. ...Read more

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Is having too much protein bad?

Only if....: You have kidney or liver disease! athletes can safely ingest up to 0.9 gram per lb of body weight! ...Read more

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Whats a good way to build protein?

Eat more & exercise: Food is made up of carbodydrate (4 calories per gram), protein (also 4), and fats (9 cal/gm). Typical diet may have 15-20% of calories in proteins (15-20% fat). Suggest increasing protein to about 30-35% of diet. Drink a lot of water, seltzer with lemon etc (if 160 lbs, drink about 70 ounces -really). Then, exercise (brisk walk for 30 minutes, light weights) to convert fat to protein in muscle. ...Read more

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Could protein powders really work?

Could protein powders really work?

They can...: But you must work out intensely, and you can use the protein powder to increase your protein up to 2g per 2.2 lbs of body weight! not for people with kidney disease or liver disease! more than the above mentioned protein intake provides no additional benefits! ...Read more

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Foods with high protein for athletes?

Whey Protein: Whey protein powder is freely available for athletes. Lean protein such as chicken, turkey, and fish are all good sources of protein. Eggs in particular are good - especially egg whites. If you are vegetarian, most green vegetables, and beans, grains etc contain all the essential amino acids, and are actually more bioavailable than Amino Acids from animal proteins. ...Read more

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Which are the foods with high protein?

Which are the foods with high protein?

Lean proteins.: Focus on fish, pork, turkey, egg whites and protein - the real thing, not cold cuts or canned meats. And grill or bake or broil - no frying. If you don't eat meat, beans and soy are great but you need to learn how to combine them to make complete proteins for proper absorption. ...Read more

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What are examples of incomplete proteins?

Incomplete Proteins: Nuts & seeds Legumes Grains Vegetables

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