Latest Dystroglycan Stories
Researchers at the University of Iowa have worked out the exact function of an enzyme that is critical for normal muscle structure and is involved in several muscular dystrophies.
University of Iowa researchers have identified a new gene mutation that causes muscular dystrophy.
A strong international collaboration and a single patient with mild muscle disease and severe cognitive impairment have allowed University of Iowa researchers to identify a new gene mutation that causes muscular dystrophy.
With the discovery of a new type of chemical modification on an important muscle protein, a University of Iowa study improves understanding of certain muscular dystrophies and could potentially lead to new treatments for the conditions.
A new study by scientists at the University of Iowa shows why muscle membranes don't rupture when healthy people exercise.
A protein that was first identified for playing a key role in regulating normal heart rhythms also appears to be significant in helping muscle cells survive the forces of muscle contraction.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.