Fibrin gel improves the survival of transplanted myoblasts.

  title={Fibrin gel improves the survival of transplanted myoblasts.},
  author={Catherine M. Gerard and Marie Anne Forest and Genevi{\`e}ve Beauregard and Daniel Skuk and Jacques Pierre Tremblay},
  journal={Cell transplantation},
  volume={21 1},
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is the most frequent muscular dystrophy in children and young adults. Currently, there is no cure for the disease. The transplantation of healthy myoblasts is an experimental therapeutic strategy, since it could restore the expression of dystrophin in DMD muscles. Nevertheless, this cellular therapy is limited by immune reaction, low migration of the implanted cells, and high early cell death that could be at least partially due to anoikis. To avoid the lack of… CONTINUE READING

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