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What causes rigor mortis?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
In brief: Depletion of ATP
Depletion of atp allows calcium to enter the muscles and activate the contractile proteins that cause stiffening of muscles.
It subsides when lysis of proteins starts as part of autolysis.

In brief: Depletion of ATP
Depletion of atp allows calcium to enter the muscles and activate the contractile proteins that cause stiffening of muscles.
It subsides when lysis of proteins starts as part of autolysis.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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