Hilda Villegas-Castrejón

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Muscular dystrophies are a heterogeneous group of hereditary diseases characterized by loss of muscle and weakness of non neurogenic origin. They are caused by mutations in one or more genes involved in the formation of muscle cells. The discovery of several proteins in the muscle began with the discovery of dystrophin, 130 years after the clinical(More)
The classical roles of B cells include the production of antibodies and cytokines and the generation of immunological memory, these being key factors in the adaptive immune response. However, their role in innate immunity is currently being recognised. Traditionally, B cells have been considered non-phagocytic cells; therefore, the uptake of bacteria by B(More)
The synaptonemal complexes (SCs) are nuclear structures specific for meiosis. They have a central role in homolog chromosomes coupling; they are essential in crossing over events and chromosomic segregation during the first meiotic division. When its joining ends in pakiteno stage, each synaptonemal extends along the bivalent joining the ends to nuclear(More)
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