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Identification of muscle-specific calpain and beta-sarcoglycan genes in progressive autosomal recessive muscular dystrophies.
Neuromuscular disorders : NMD
Publication types: Journal Article ; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't - Publication Status: ppublish
The autosomal recessive forms of limb-girdle muscular dystrophies are encoded by at least five distinct genes. The work performed towards the identification of two of these is summarized in this report. This success illustrates the growing importance of genetics in modern nosology.
Animals, Calpain, Chromosome Mapping, Chromosomes, Human, Pair 15, Cloning, Molecular, Cytoskeletal Proteins, Disease Progression, Dystroglycans, Genes, Recessive, Genetic Heterogeneity, Humans, Membrane Glycoproteins, Mice, Muscles, Muscular Dystrophies, Organ Specificity
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