mdx mouse

posted on July 1, 2005 - 2:53pm
QUEST Vol. 12, No. 4
In 1984, two years before mutations in the X-chromosome gene for the muscle protein now known as dystrophin were identified as the cause of Duchenne MD, researchers at the University of California at Berkeley and an agricultural center in Scotland announced they’d found an X-linked muscular dystrophy in mice. (Doctors had long known that DMD was a genetic disease and that, because of its...