why muscles stiffen after death

This video explains why muscle fibers stiffen after death. Due to a chemical process the muscles are not able to relax anymore. Rigor mortis follow a distinct pattern that is described in the video.

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Channels: Biochemistry Medical

Tags: rigor mortis death

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Duration: 2m 7s

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