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UA researchers find culprit behind skeletal muscle disease
Date:1/28/2014

r biology to integrative physiology."

Understanding what factors cause myopathies could enable researchers to reverse the disease in humans by developing medications to counter damaging activity of the gene, Buck said.

"The next step ideally would be to use this model as an avenue to find new future therapeutic targets," she said.

Buck already has begun to forge into research around a possible cure for myopathies.


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Contact: Shelley Littin
littin@email.arizona.edu
319-541-1482
University of Arizona
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