Scientists Pinpoint Earliest Steps of Common Form of Muscular Dystrophy --
LEIDEN, The Netherlands, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --
LEIDEN, The Netherlands, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly two decades after they identified the specific genetic flaw that causes a common type of muscular dystrophy, scientists believe they have figured out how that flaw brings about the disease. The finding by an international team of researchers settles a longstanding question about the roots of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy or FSHD. The work is published in the August 20 issue of Science.
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