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2010-12-27 20:41:24

A novel potential therapy based on a natural human protein significantly slows muscle damage and improves function in mice who have the same genetic mutation as boys with the most common form of muscular dystrophy.

2010-12-10 13:40:03

For years, scientists have tried to understand why children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy experience severe muscle wasting and eventual death.

2010-12-07 15:36:06

Researchers at the University of Georgia have discovered a central switch that controls whether cells move or remain stationary.

2010-11-22 19:17:18

A new study reveals that muscle cells fuse together during development by poking "fingers" into each other to help break down the membranes separating them.

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2010-11-15 10:45:14

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore report that a new, highly sensitive investigative blood test may help predict the risk of heart failure and cardiovascular death much earlier than previously possible in older people who do not have symptoms of heart failure.

2010-11-07 10:49:50

By tracking the flow of information in a cell preparing to split, Johns Hopkins scientists have identified a protein mechanism that coordinates and regulates the dynamics of shape change necessary for division of a single cell into two daughter cells.

2010-11-04 10:03:00

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioGenics Holdings Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CGNH) announced today that it has completed a private placement under which it has raised $1,930,575.

2010-10-15 16:32:31

Researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School have gained insight into how different types of age-related hearing loss may occur in humans.

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2010-10-15 08:16:31

Unless you are in a field of study related to cell biology, you most likely have never heard of Ndc80.


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begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.