Adhalin | definition of adhalin by Medical dictionary
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A 50-kD glycoprotein associated with dystrophin, deficient in patients with some forms of muscular dystrophy.
[Ar. adhal, muscle + -in]
Adhalin A 50 kD dystrophin-related glycoprotein, the gene for which is located on chromosome 17q21. Adhalin deficiency is linked to autosomal recessive muscular dystrophy.