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Dystrophin is a rod-shaped cytoplasmic protein, and a vital part of a protein complex that connects the cytoskeleton of a muscle fiber to the surrounding extracellular matrix through the cell membrane.
FDA approves new treatment for wide range of patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

FDA approves new treatment for wide range of patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

FDA approval of controversial drug for Duchenne muscular dystrophy raises concern and hope

FDA approval of controversial drug for Duchenne muscular dystrophy raises concern and hope

Immune system plays important role in Duchenne muscular dystrophy, research reveals

Immune system plays important role in Duchenne muscular dystrophy, research reveals

Sarepta Therapeutics wins accelerated approval from FDA for Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug

Sarepta Therapeutics wins accelerated approval from FDA for Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug

Researchers explore how ALS develops from muscle perspective

Researchers explore how ALS develops from muscle perspective

Research sheds light on how subtle genetic differences in DMD patients produce variation in symptoms

Research sheds light on how subtle genetic differences in DMD patients produce variation in symptoms

Removing immunomodulatory protein improves symptoms of muscular dystrophy in mice

Removing immunomodulatory protein improves symptoms of muscular dystrophy in mice

Researchers investigate biochemical, physiological characteristics of facial and extraocular muscles

Researchers investigate biochemical, physiological characteristics of facial and extraocular muscles

New approach could be used to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy

New approach could be used to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Duchenne muscular dystrophy: direct effect on muscle stem cells? An interview with Dr Rudnicki

Duchenne muscular dystrophy: direct effect on muscle stem cells? An interview with Dr Rudnicki

UT Southwestern scientists use new gene-editing technique to prevent progression of DMD in young mice

UT Southwestern scientists use new gene-editing technique to prevent progression of DMD in young mice

Researchers successfully use CRISPR to treat adult mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Researchers successfully use CRISPR to treat adult mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Could statins treat muscular dystrophy? An interview with Dr. Nick Whitehead and Dr Stan Froehner

Could statins treat muscular dystrophy? An interview with Dr. Nick Whitehead and Dr Stan Froehner

Duchenne muscular dystrophy could directly affect muscle stem cells

Duchenne muscular dystrophy could directly affect muscle stem cells

U-M study suggests new therapeutic strategy for treating Duchene muscular dystrophy

U-M study suggests new therapeutic strategy for treating Duchene muscular dystrophy

MU researchers successfully treat dogs with DMD, plan for human clinical trials

MU researchers successfully treat dogs with DMD, plan for human clinical trials

New hope for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

New hope for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

New breakthrough may provide key to understanding how to treat Muscular Dystrophy

New breakthrough may provide key to understanding how to treat Muscular Dystrophy

Tarix Orphan's TXA127 granted FDA Fast Track Designation for treatment of DMD patients

Tarix Orphan's TXA127 granted FDA Fast Track Designation for treatment of DMD patients

New gene therapy approach to treating DMD reduces symptoms, extends life span in mouse model

New gene therapy approach to treating DMD reduces symptoms, extends life span in mouse model