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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.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Tissue culture of immortal cell strains from diseased patients is an invaluable resource for medical research but is largely… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Myostatin is an endogenous negative regulator of muscle growth and a novel target for muscle diseases. We conducted a safety… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
We analyze the consequences of the board's dual role as advisor as well as monitor of management. Given this dual role, the CEO… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Drawing on more than four decades of experience as a researcher and teacher, Howard Becker now brings to students and researchers… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
About 60% of both Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD) is due to deletions of the dystrophin… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and its milder form, Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD), are allelic X-linked muscle disorders in… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
IN RECENT years has not felt his gorge rise upon learning the staggeringly high salary of a shortstop, a movie star, an opera… Expand
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