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Muscular Dystrophy

Known as: Dystrophies, Muscular, Muscular dystrophy NOS, Dystrophy, Muscular 
A group of inherited progressive muscle disorders characterized by muscle weakness and eventual death of the muscle tissues. Examples include… 
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
Editing can help build stronger muscles Much of the controversy surrounding the gene-editing technology called CRISPR/Cas9… 
Review
2012
Review
2012
The muscular dystrophies are disorders of progressive muscular degeneration and weakness. As a group they display clinical… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Muscular dystrophy includes a diverse group of inherited muscle diseases characterized by wasting and weakness of skeletal muscle… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The nuclear lamina is a protein meshwork lining the nucleoplasmic face of the inner nuclear membrane and represents an important… 
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Fifteen subjects with Becker's muscular dystrophy (BMD) were studied prospectively over a 10-yr period to provide a profile of… 
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy (EDMD) is an X-linked recessive disorder characterized by slowly progressing contractures… 
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Synthetic oligonucleotides containing GC-rich triplet sequences were used in a scanning strategy to identify unstable genetic… 
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
ALTHOUGH murine X-linked muscular dystrophy (mdx) and Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) are genetically homologous and both… 
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
The mdx mouse is an X-linked myopathic mutant, an animal model for human Duchenne muscular dystrophy. In both mouse and man the… 
Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
An X chromosome-linked mouse mutant (gene symbol, mdx) has been found that has elevated plasma levels of muscle creatine kinase…