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Hypotonia literally means loss of muscle tone. The condition was first described in 1956 among infants who were termed “floppy infants”. In healthy muscles some amount of stiffness or tension is always maintained even at rest. This can be assessed clinically as tone of the muscle.
Dosing commences in Essentialis’ DCCR clinical study in obese Prader-Willi syndrome patients

Dosing commences in Essentialis’ DCCR clinical study in obese Prader-Willi syndrome patients

Argininosuccinic aciduria (ASA) and gene therapy: an interview with Dr Julien Baruteau, UCL Institute for Women's Health, London

Argininosuccinic aciduria (ASA) and gene therapy: an interview with Dr Julien Baruteau, UCL Institute for Women's Health, London

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

Researchers discover new cause of congenital myopathy

Researchers discover new cause of congenital myopathy

Scientists create functional neurons to study ASD development

Scientists create functional neurons to study ASD development

Autism Speaks: Ten most significant autism research achievements in 2009

Autism Speaks: Ten most significant autism research achievements in 2009

FDA approves ZyStor Therapeutics' ZC-701 for Phase I human safety trial

FDA approves ZyStor Therapeutics' ZC-701 for Phase I human safety trial