Implications of increased S100β and Tau5 proteins in dystrophic nerves of two mdx mouse models for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Publication date: Available online 30 March 2020Source: Molecular and Cellular NeuroscienceAuthor(s): Vidya S. Krishnan, Annemieke Aartsma-Rus, Maurice Overzier, Cathleen Lutz, Laurent Bogdanik, Miranda D. Grounds
Source: Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research

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(UT Southwestern Medical Center) A joint program of UT Southwestern Medical Center and Children's Health has been approved as a Certified Duchenne Care Center (CDCC) by Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), the nation's most comprehensive nonprofit organization focused on finding a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Varied detection methods have resulted in conflicting reports on the prevalence of cardiac disease in Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy carriers (MDC).
Source: International Journal of Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Authors: Source Type: research
Interview with Paula R. Clemens, MD, author of Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of Viltolarsen in Boys With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Amenable to Exon 53 Skipping: A Phase 2 Randomized Clinical Trial
Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews - Category: General Medicine Authors: Source Type: podcasts
This phase 2 randomized clinical trial evaluates the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of viltolarsen in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy amenable to exon 53 skipping
Source: JAMA Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Publication date: September 2020Source: Molecular Genetics and Metabolism Reports, Volume 24Author(s): Claire Lefeuvre, Stéphane Schaeffer, Robert-Yves Carlier, Maxime Fournier, Françoise Chapon, Valérie Biancalana, Guillaume Nicolas, Edoardo Malfatti, Pascal Laforêt
Source: Molecular Genetics and Metabolism Reports - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Source Type: research
by Shigefumi Morioka, Hirofumi Sakaguchi, Hiroaki Mohri, Mariko Taniguchi-Ikeda, Motoi Kanagawa, Toshiaki Suzuki, Yuko Miyagoe-Suzuki, Tatsushi Toda, Naoaki Saito, Takehiko Ueyama Hearing loss (HL) is one of the most common sensory impairments and etiologically and genetically heterogeneous disorders in humans. Muscular dystrophies (MDs) are neuromuscular disorders characterized by progressive degeneration of skeletal muscle accompanied by non-muscular symptoms. Aberrant gl ycosylation of α-dystroglycan causes at least eighteen subtypes of MD, now categorized as MD-dystroglycanopathy (MD-DG), with a wide spectrum of...
Source: PLoS Genetics - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 24 May 2020Source: EXPLOREAuthor(s): HongJuan Li, Haoming Huang, Wenjie Long, Junling Zuo, Hongqiang Huang
Source: EXPLORE: The Journal of Science and Healing - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
In conclusion, our results suggest a previously unknown mechanism whereby the canonical NF-κB cascade and a mitochondrial fission pathway interdependently regulate endothelial inflammation. Lin28 as a Target for Nerve Regeneration Researchers here show that the gene Lin28 regulates axon regrowth. In mice, raised levels of Lin28 produce greater regeneration of nerve injuries. Past research has investigated Lin28 from the standpoint of producing a more general improvement in regenerative capacity. It improves mitoch...
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Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy recessive 1 calpain3-related (LGMDR1), previously known as LGMD2A, is a disease caused by mutations in the CAPN3 gene. It is characterized by progressive weakness and muscle degener...
Source: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
Abstract In Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), telomere shortening has been postulated to contribute to the failure of regenerative activity promoting the premature senescence of satellite cells. The aim of the present study was to investigate the telomere length and the expression of telomeric repeat-binding factor-1 (TRF1), poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase-1 (PARP1) and mouse telomerase reverse transcriptase (MTERT) in gastrocnemius, tibialis anterior and diaphragm muscles of the murine model of DMD, the mdx mouse and whether a chronic protocol of forced exercise impacts on them. Our results confirmed a telomere sho...
Source: Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry - Category: Biochemistry Authors: Tags: Mol Cell Biochem Source Type: research
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