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2014-02-13 16:28:10

Experimental Protein Replacement Therapy for Congenital Muscular Dystrophy Type 1A (MDC1A) MILFORD, Mass. and RENO, Nev., Feb.

2012-10-24 23:40:46

Boosting the activity of a vitamin-sensitive cell adhesion pathway has the potential to counteract the muscle degeneration and reduced mobility caused by muscular dystrophies.

2012-01-09 19:10:35

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.

2011-07-08 14:21:03

For patients suffering from epidermolysis bullosa (EB), a hereditary skin disease, even a gentle touch is extremely painful.

2011-03-07 21:34:47

Laminin, long thought to be only a structural support protein in the microenvironment of breast and other epithelial tissue, is “famous” for its cross-like shape.

2010-06-21 15:45:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Action Fabricators announced today it has expanded its medical division with the launch of Laminin Medical Products (www.LamininMedical.com), which will focus on the engineering, manufacturing and assembly/packaging of medical products under contract with the Medical Device industry.

2010-06-01 14:52:21

For the first time, human embryonic stem cells have been cultured under chemically controlled conditions without the use of animal substances, which is essential for future clinical uses.

2010-01-01 10:37:46

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.

2008-12-30 09:52:51

Current research suggests laminin, a protein that helps cells stick together, may lead to enhanced muscle repair in muscular dystrophy.

2008-07-31 21:00:37

PALO ALTO, Calif. _ Watch out, Rogaine. Stanford University researchers have pinpointed a molecule that triggers hair follicle growth in mice, a treatment that one day could eventually mean some shaggy dos, or at least a few more strands, for humans who have experienced hair loss.


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