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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.
Long-term muscle improvements shown in gene therapy study in mice

Long-term muscle improvements shown in gene therapy study in mice

Long-term muscle improvements shown in gene therapy study in mice

Long-term muscle improvements shown in gene therapy study in mice

Stem cell therapy restores muscle function in mice with muscular dystrophy

Stem cell therapy restores muscle function in mice with muscular dystrophy

Stem-cell transplantation improves muscles in MD animal model

Stem-cell transplantation improves muscles in MD animal model

Personalized medicine will alter treatment of genetic disorders

Personalized medicine will alter treatment of genetic disorders

Reprogrammed human adult stem cells rescue diseased muscle in mice

Reprogrammed human adult stem cells rescue diseased muscle in mice

Gene, stem cell therapy only needs to be 50 percent effective to create a healthy heart

Gene, stem cell therapy only needs to be 50 percent effective to create a healthy heart

Oral medication restores missing protein in boys with muscular dystrophy

Oral medication restores missing protein in boys with muscular dystrophy

Massive microRNA scan uncovers leads to treating muscle degeneration

Massive microRNA scan uncovers leads to treating muscle degeneration

Myoendothelial cells identified as new human source of stem cells with potential to repair muscle

Myoendothelial cells identified as new human source of stem cells with potential to repair muscle

Innovative gene therapy research for muscular dystrophy

Innovative gene therapy research for muscular dystrophy

New target for muscular dystrophy drug therapy

New target for muscular dystrophy drug therapy

Protein dysferlin critical for resealing heart muscle cell membranes

Protein dysferlin critical for resealing heart muscle cell membranes

New genetic test advances detection and diagnosis of muscular dystrophy

New genetic test advances detection and diagnosis of muscular dystrophy

Muscle restoration in an animal model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Muscle restoration in an animal model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

New drug offers hope to muscular dystrophy and cystic fibrosis sufferers

New drug offers hope to muscular dystrophy and cystic fibrosis sufferers

Female stem cells work better

Female stem cells work better

Revving up a crucial set of muscle genes improves muscular dystrophy symptoms in mice

Revving up a crucial set of muscle genes improves muscular dystrophy symptoms in mice

Possible therapeutic target for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Possible therapeutic target for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Stem cell therapy promises hope for muscular dystrophy victims

Stem cell therapy promises hope for muscular dystrophy victims