TITLE

NO may prompt calcium leakage in dystrophic muscle

AUTHOR(S)
Tidball, James G.; Villalta, S. Armando
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Nature Medicine;Mar2009, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p243
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which examines the new options for therapeutic interventions of Duchene muscular dystrophy (DMD). It states that the cause of DMD is the mutation in the gene that encodes dystrophin which is a low-prevalence, member-associated, cytoskeletal protein in the muscle. Bellinger and colleagues introduced a mechanism which may associate muscle inflammation with wasting and death of muscle in the standard model of DMD, mdx mouse.
ACCESSION #
36818280

 

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