fukutin gene

Investigators have developed lab mice likely to advance understanding of the fukutin-deficient disorders Fukuyama congenital muscular dystrophy and type 2M limb-girdle muscular dystrophy

posted on October 9, 2012 - 5:00am
By disrupting the fukutin gene at different time points in mice embryo, researchers have been able to develop research models of two types of human muscle disease: Fukuyama congenital muscular dystrophy (Fukuyama CMD)  and type 2M limb-girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD2M).

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