Latest Congenital myopathy Stories
In a world first, West Australian scientists have cured mice of a devastating muscle disease that causes a Floppy Baby Syndrome â€“ a breakthrough that could ultimately help thousands of families across the globe.
Current research suggests laminin, a protein that helps cells stick together, may lead to enhanced muscle repair in muscular dystrophy.
Dr. Stephen Burden and colleagues demonstrate that the DNA-binding protein, Runx1 (AML1), directs the expression of 29 genes involved in the prevention of skeletal muscle wasting.
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