Becker Muscular Dystrophy

Known as: Muscular Dystrophy, Becker Type, Becker's disease, becker dystrophy 
An X-linked inherited disorder characterized by slowly progressing weakness in the muscles of the legs and pelvis.
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Recent developments in molecular therapies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) demand accurate genetic diagnosis, because… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Aminoglycosides have previously been shown to suppress nonsense mutations, allowing translation of full-length proteins in vitro… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Carriers of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD) may show muscle weakness or dilated… (More)
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1996
1996
Cardiac function was examined in 21 patients with Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD) and compared with 43 patients with Duchenne… (More)
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1992
1992
OBJECTIVE To investigate the prevalence, age distribution, and spectrum of cardiac involvement in a cohort of patients with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD) often results from in-frame mutations of the dystrophin gene that allow production of an altered… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
To improve carrier detection and prenatal diagnosis for Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy families, we determined allele… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and its less severe form Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD) are allelic disorders. It has been… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and the less severe Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD) are human X-linked muscle-wasting disorders… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is an X-linked recessive genetic disorder for which the biochemical defect is as yet unknown… (More)
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