Quantitative ultrastructural study of muscle satellite cells in Duchenne dystrophy.

Quantitative ultrastructural studies of satellite cell populations, and nuclear chromatin analysis of satellite cell nuclei and true subsarcolemmal nuclei were carried out in normal and Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) muscles. There was a remarkable increase in the number of satellite cells in muscles of patients with mild to moderate stages of DMD, as… CONTINUE READING