Nigel Laing

Cardiac actin compensated for the loss of skeletal-muscle actin in mice with a disease resembling nemaline myopathy

posted on June 15, 2009 - 9:00pm
A protein present in skeletal muscles during fetal development and in the heart after birth can apparently compensate for a similar protein that's missing in a small percentage of patients with the muscle disease known as nemaline myopathy. MDA research grantee Nigel Laing at the University of Western Australia in Perth was part of a multinational team of scientists, who published their findings...

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