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Trials with mice shows hope for human muscular dystrophy sufferers.

Researches have done studies on mice where they have been able use an enzyme to attach sugar molecules to a protein needed for muscle structure. This has enabled the restoration of normal muscle function. They belief they can use this knowledge to benefit patients with certain types of muscular dystrophy.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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About: Trials with mice shows hope for human muscular dystrophy sufferers.

Date: 9 June 2004

Source: Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Author: Jennifer Michalowski

URL: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=9292

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