News tagged with dystrophin protein
A protein that has shown early promise in preventing the loss of muscle function in mouse models of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, has been found in a new study to be a key player in the process of joining nerves ...
Neuroscience Feb 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute researchers have found that an experimental compound may help stem the debilitating effects of muscular dystrophy by restoring normal blood flow to muscles affected by the genetic disorder.
Medical research Nov 08, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New design guidelines simplify development of targeted therapies for muscular dystrophy and other diseases
The dystrophin protein offers critical support to muscle fibers. Mutations affecting dystrophin's expression cause the muscle-wasting disease muscular dystrophy. In Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), these ...
Genetics Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A team led by scientists at UCL, funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) and AVI BioPharma, have made an important breakthrough in the development of a treatment for Duchenne Muscular ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 25, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0