Tag: "myostatin" at medical news
Hope For Patients With Muscular Dystrophy
...her tests revealed the child had a mutation in his myostatin
gene that effectively kept his body from producing the myostatin
protein, which is known to regulate muscle growth. So far the child, now age 4, has had no ill effec...
Myostatin gene could hold the key to treatment for DMD
...discovered that drugs or molecules used to inhibit myostatin
- a protein that inhibits muscle growth - might pr...h in mice with DMD is increased by the loss of the myostatin
gene. She teamed with Hopkins geneticist Se-Jin Lee to create a strain of mice lacking the myostatin...