Myostatin mutation associated with gross muscle hypertrophy in a child.

@article{Schuelke2004MyostatinMA,
  title={Myostatin mutation associated with gross muscle hypertrophy in a child.},
  author={Markus Schuelke and Kathryn Rae Wagner and Leslie E. Stolz and Christoph H{\"u}bner and Thomas Riebel and Wolfgang K{\"o}men and Thomas Braun and James F. Tobin and Se-Jin Lee},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={350 26},
  pages={
          2682-8
        }
}
Both acquired and inherited disorders of muscle are common; thus, greater understanding of muscle growth and maintenance is important for future therapies. Myostatin down-regulates muscle growth. These investigators describe a mutation in the gene for myostatin in a child with muscle hypertrophy and unusual strength. 

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