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BTHS syndrome is an X-linked genetic cardioskeletal muscle disease resulting in muscle weakness and fatigue in patients. The debilitating disorder is caused by a mutation in the genetic coding of tafazzin, an enzyme of the cardiolipin pathway.

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New discovery helps explain heart defects in Barth syndrome

New discovery helps explain heart defects in Barth syndrome

Researchers use nanoparticles to deliver gene therapy for blinding eye disease

Researchers use nanoparticles to deliver gene therapy for blinding eye disease

Gene therapy reverses cardiac dysfunction in mice with Barth syndrome

Gene therapy reverses cardiac dysfunction in mice with Barth syndrome

Wayne State researchers receive grant to develop new treatments for Barth syndrome

Wayne State researchers receive grant to develop new treatments for Barth syndrome

Researchers aim to reveal new direction for Barth syndrome treatment

Researchers aim to reveal new direction for Barth syndrome treatment

New dye more effective in detecting, measuring cardiolipin in cell membranes

New dye more effective in detecting, measuring cardiolipin in cell membranes

WSU researchers to test novel hypothesis that cardiolipin deficiency leads to disruption of TCA cycle

WSU researchers to test novel hypothesis that cardiolipin deficiency leads to disruption of TCA cycle

Discovery of new potential therapeutic target for Barth Syndrome

Discovery of new potential therapeutic target for Barth Syndrome

Why is heart disease so prevalent among diabetics?

Why is heart disease so prevalent among diabetics?