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*  Myotonin-protein kinase
"An unstable triplet repeat in a gene related to myotonic muscular dystrophy". Science. 255 (5049): 1256-8. doi:10.1126/science. ... Myotonic dystrophy protein kinase has been shown to interact with HSPB2 and RAC1. The close relationship of DMPK to the Rho- ... For example, myotonic dystrophy protein kinase has been shown to turn off (inhibit) part of a muscle protein called myosin ... Carango P, Noble JE, Marks HG, Funanage VL (November 1993). "Absence of myotonic dystrophy protein kinase (DMPK) mRNA as a ...
*  Becker's muscular dystrophy
Becker muscular dystrophy is related to Duchenne muscular dystrophy in that both result from a mutation in the dystrophin gene ... The progression of Becker muscular dystrophy is highly variable-much more so than Duchenne muscular dystrophy. There is also a ... In terms of the diagnosis of Becker muscular dystrophy symptom development resembles that of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. A ... People affected by Becker muscular dystrophy can still maintain active lifestyles. Becker muscular dystrophy is named after the ...
*  PABPN1
Kim YJ, Noguchi S, Hayashi YK, Tsukahara T, Shimizu T, Arahata K (2001). "The product of an oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy ... Goh KJ, Wong KT, Nishino I, Minami N, Nonaka I (2005). "Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy with PABPN1 mutation in a Chinese ... van der Sluijs BM, van Engelen BG, Hoefsloot LH (2003). "Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD) due to a small duplication ... "Entrez Gene: PABPN1 poly(A) binding protein, nuclear 1". Brais B (January 2009). "Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy: a ...
*  Mir-31
Duchenne muscular dystrophy is caused by mutations arising in the dystrophin gene, which impair the translation of dystrophin ... mir-31 has been linked to Duchenne muscular dystrophy − a genetic disorder characterised by a lack of the protein dystrophin − ... miR-31 overexpression is more abundant in human Duchenne muscular dystrophy than in healthy controls, with levels remaining ... 2011). "miR-31 modulates dystrophin expression: new implications for Duchenne muscular dystrophy therapy". EMBO Rep. 12 (2): ...
*  Muscular Dystrophy Canada
... was founded in 1954 as the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada by Dr. David Green and Arthur ... Some of these fundraising efforts are: Walk for Muscular Dystrophy: this is Muscular Dystrophy Canada's signature event and ... Fire departments have continued to be Muscular Dystrophy Canada's strongest source of fund-raising support. Muscular Dystrophy ... www.muscle.ca/national/ways-to-give/fundraising-events/hop-for-muscular-dystrophy.html Muscular Dystrophy Canada. ...
*  Muscular dystrophy
Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy Fukuyama congenital muscular dystrophy Muscle hypertrophy Muscular Dystrophy UK Muscular ... Other types include Becker muscular dystrophy, facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy, and myotonic dystrophy. They are due to ... Duchenne muscular dystrophy, which represents about half of all cases of muscular dystrophy, affects about one in 5,000 males ... "Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. What is muscular dystrophy? , Patient". Patient.info. 2016-04-15. Archived from the original on ...
*  Congenital muscular dystrophy
Muscular dystrophies Ullrich Congenital Muscular Dystrophy Fukuyama Congenital Muscular Dystrophy Sparks, Susan; Quijano-Roy, ... RIGID SPINE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY 1; RSMD1". www.omim.org. Retrieved 2016-04-26. "OMIM Entry - # 613205 - MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY, ... "Fukuyama congenital muscular dystrophy". Genetics Home Reference. Retrieved 2016-04-26. "OMIM Entry - # 607855 - MUSCULAR ... Metabolic myopathies Dystrophinopathies Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy In terms of the management of congenital muscular ...
*  Duchenne muscular dystrophy
"Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) , Muscular Dystrophy Campaign". Muscular-dystrophy.org. Archived from the original on 2013-01 ... Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a severe type of muscular dystrophy. The symptom of muscle weakness usually begins around ... MedlinePlus Encyclopedia Duchenne muscular dystrophy "OMIM Entry - # 310200 - MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY, DUCHENNE TYPE; DMD". Omim.org ... Biostrophin is a delivery vector for gene therapy in the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy and Becker muscular dystrophy ...
*  Muscular Dystrophy UK
... is a UK charity focusing on muscular dystrophy and related conditions. They seek to cure or find ... The charity was founded in 1959 (then known as the Muscular Dystrophy Group and later as the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign) by ... Since then diagnosis of the different forms of muscular dystrophy and related muscle diseases has improved hugely and the ... "Richard Attenborough Fellowship Fund". Muscular-dystrophy.org. Retrieved 24 August 2014. Official website. ...
*  Distal muscular dystrophy
DYSF is also associated with limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2B. Distal muscular dystrophy is a type of muscular dystrophy ... Muscular Dystrophy Association's website in Greece Muscular Dystrophy Association in the USA. ... Distal muscular dystrophy (or distal myopathy) is a group of disorders characterized by onset in the hands or feet. Many types ... Along with being able to inherit the mutated gene, distal muscular dystrophy has slow progress therefore the patient may not ...
*  Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy
... (OPMD) is a rare form of muscular dystrophy with symptoms generally starting when an ... Muscular dystrophy PABPN1 Reference, Genetics Home. "oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy". Genetics Home Reference. Retrieved ... "Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy" (PDF). Retrieved 28 May 2016. "OMIM Entry - # 164300 - OCULOPHARYNGEAL MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY; ... "PABN1 gene therapy for oculopharangyl muscular dystrophy". www.nature.com. Retrieved 31 March 2017. "Oculopharyngeal muscular ...
*  Nutritional muscular dystrophy
... (Nutritional Myopathy or White Muscle Disease) is a disease caused by a deficiency of selenium ... Abutarbush, Sameeh M.; Radostits, Otto M. (2017-04-06). "Congenital nutritional muscular dystrophy in a beef calf". The ...
*  Muscular Dystrophy Association
... "Participate in an Event , Muscular Dystrophy Association". Muscular Dystrophy Association. ... disease dermatomyositis Duchenne muscular dystrophy Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy ... The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is an American organization, formed in 1950, which combats muscular dystrophy and ... "MD CARE Act Update (2014)". Muscular Dystrophy Association. Retrieved 31 July 2014. "Charity Report for the Muscular Dystrophy ...
*  Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
FSH-EUROPE The MDA addresses the gamut of issues related to Muscular Dystrophy. Muscular Dystrophy Association's website in ... Oct 2002). "Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy is uniquely associated with one of the two variants of the 4q subtelomere". ... Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHMD, FSHD or FSH)-originally named Landouzy-Dejerine-is a usually autosomal dominant ... 2007). "The Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy region on 4qter and the homologous locus on 10qter evolved independently ...
*  Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy
... (LGMD) or Erb's muscular dystrophy is a genetically and clinically heterogeneous group of rare ... which will show the presence of muscular dystrophy, and genetic testing is used to determine which type of muscular dystrophy a ... update 2012 MedlinePlus Encyclopedia Limb-girdle muscular dystrophies http://patient.info/doctor/limb-girdle-muscular-dystrophy ... Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy is explained in terms of gene, locus, OMIM and type as follows: Treatment for limb-girdle ...
*  Muscular Dystrophy Family Foundation
The MDFF has no affiliation with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Unlike the MDA, MDFF does not have research as part ... Founded in 1958, the Muscular Dystrophy Family Foundation (MDFF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit health agency located in ... Rather, MDFF is concerned with providing adaptive equipment and emotional support to those who suffer from muscular dystrophy, ... annual social events and other equipment and services that enable those with Muscular Dystrophy to enjoy greater mobility and ...
*  Fukuyama congenital muscular dystrophy
Congenital muscular dystrophy Muscular dystrophy "Fukuyama congenital muscular dystrophy". Genetics Home Reference. Retrieved ... Fukuyama congenital muscular dystrophy (FCMD) is a rare, autosomal recessive form of muscular dystrophy (weakness and breakdown ... Fukuyama congenital muscular dystrophy is the second most prevalent form of muscular dystrophy in Japan. One out of every 90 ... The mechanism of this sub-type of muscular dystrophy consists of a mutation in the FKTN gene which results in a malformed ...
*  Muscular Dystrophy Campaign Trailblazers
... is a UK wide network of young volunteers who campaign on issues that affect the lives ... Trailblazers website Muscular Dystrophy Campaign website vinvolved website. ... of young people with muscular dystrophy and other mobility affecting disabilities. Trailblazers was launched at the House of ...
*  Ullrich congenital muscular dystrophy
Muscular dystrophy Congenital muscular dystrophy "Ullrich congenital muscular dystrophy , Disease , Treatment , Genetic and ... Ullrich congenital muscular dystrophy is a form of congenital muscular dystrophy.It is associated with variants of type VI ... "Ullrich congenital muscular dystrophy - Conditions - GTR - NCBI". www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. Retrieved 2016-05-11. GeneReviews/NCBI/ ... "Orphanet: Congenital muscular dystrophy, Ullrich type". www.orpha.net. Retrieved 2016-05-11. Bönnemann, Carsten G. (2011-01-01 ...
*  Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy
... is a condition that mainly affects muscles used for movement, such as skeletal muscles and ... "Orphanet: Emery Dreifuss muscular dystrophy". www.orpha.net. Retrieved 20 May 2016. Manila, S.; Recan, D.; Sewry, C. A.; ... Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy. Seattle (WA): University of Washington, Seattle. PMID 20301609. update 2015 "Emery-Dreifuss ... X-linked Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy is the result of the EMD gene, with cardiac involvement and some mental retardation ...
*  LMNA-related congenital muscular dystrophy
Lamin A/C congenital muscular dystrophy (CMD) (L-CMD, congenital muscular dystrophy associated to the LMNA gene or Emery- ... Unlike most muscular dystrophies, lamin A/C CMD does not present a breakdown of muscular fibres caused by muscle degeneration. ... Muscular dystrophy Lewin, Benjamin (2001). Genes VII (in Spanish). Madrid: Marbán Libros S.L. LMNA La laminopatia: una grave ... This gene is the responsible for this congenital muscular dystrophy (CMD). Its locus - place of the mutation - is 1q21, which ...
*  Physical therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy
The goal of physical and occupational therapy in Duchenne muscular dystrophy is to obtain a clear understanding of the ... Richardson M, Frank AO (2009). "Electric powered wheelchairs for those with muscular dystrophy: problems of posture, pain and ... Stone, K; Tester, C; Howarth, A; Johnston, R; Traynor, N; McAndrew (2007). Occupational therapy and Duchenne muscular dystrophy ... Wagner KR, Lechtzin N, Judge DP (2007). "Current treatment of adult Duchenne muscular dystrophy". Biochimica et Biophysica Acta ...
*  The Cyprus Foundation for Muscular Dystrophy Research
Its initial name was "Muscular Dystrophy Research Trust of Cyprus" and was changed to its current name in 1995. It is the ... The Cyprus Foundation for Muscular Dystrophy Research was established in 1987 by Lady Langley and Dr. Lefkos T. Middleton. ...
*  Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance Research and Education Amendments of 2001
... and Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophies. The act established a Federal Advisory Committee called the Muscular Dystrophy ... Duchenne-Becker muscular dystrophy considerations for adult patients and acute care considerations for all muscular dystrophy ... The Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance Research and Education Amendments of 2001 ("MD CARE Act", Pub.L. 107-84, H.R. 717, ... The first stage led to the Muscular Dystrophy Research and Education Plan for NIH, which was submitted to Congress in August ...
*  Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research and Education Amendments of 2013
... and Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophies. According to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, "since 2001, there have been 67 ... Duchenne-Becker muscular dystrophy considerations for adult patients and acute care considerations for all muscular dystrophy ... The Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance Research and Education Amendments of 2001 ("MD CARE Act", Pub.L. 107-84, H.R. 717, ... The Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy supported the bill, urging supporters to take action to help them pass the bill. ...
*  SGCA
Components of the DGC include dystrophin (MIM 300377), which is deficient in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD; MIM 310200); ... a common cause of autosomal recessive muscular dystrophy of variable severity". Nature Genetics. 10 (2): 243-5. doi:10.1038/ ... "Missense mutations in the adhalin gene linked to autosomal recessive muscular dystrophy". Cell. 78 (4): 625-33. doi:10.1016/ ... "Mutational diversity and hot spots in the alpha-sarcoglycan gene in autosomal recessive muscular dystrophy (LGMD2D)". Journal ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Neurological Disorders: Muscle Diseases: Muscular Dystrophies
Duchenne muscular dystrophy is the most common form, though there are at least 6 other forms of the disease. Several million ... In the United States, it is estimated that 250,000 suffer from a form of muscular dystrophy. ... people throughout the world have a form of muscular dystrophy. ... The musculary dystrophies are a group of diseases characterized ... NINDS Muscular Dystrophy Information Page Muscular Dystrophy (MD) information sheet compiled by the National Institute of ...