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Muscular dystrophies related to the cytoskeleton/nuclear envelope.

Abstract:

Mutations in genes encoding proteins expressed in skeletal muscle cause a significant number of human diseases. Neuromuscular diseases are often severely debilitating for affected individuals, frequently leading to a shortened life span. Identifying the cause of these muscle diseases has provided insight not only into disease pathogenesis and muscle dysfunction, but also into the normal function of muscle. In 1987, dystrophin became the first disease-related human gene to be identified by pos...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
Journal:
Novartis Foundation symposium
Volume:
264
Pages:
98-230
Publication date:
2005
EISSN:
1935-4657
ISSN:
1528-2511
URN:
uuid:d483fd68-31f9-4c05-9db0-dfb9af5526c3
Source identifiers:
106313
Local pid:
pubs:106313

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