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Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a stem cell disease

A normal mouse muscle fiber (top left) is contrasted with a muscle fiber from a mouse model ... Duchenne muscular dystrophy, but I'm very hopeful that someday in the future, we will have new therapies ... read more

Mouse model of muscular dystrophy points finger at stem cells

Stanford researchers have devised the first mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy ... although the muscle damage is caused by a mutation in the dystrophin gene, symptoms occur because the muscle ... read more

Burnt sugar-derivative reduces muscle wasting in fly and mouse models of muscular dystrophy

A trace substance in caramelized sugar, when purified and given in appropriate doses, improves muscle regeneration in a mouse model of Duchenne ... muscles of mice with the muscular dystrophy mutation ... read more

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Treating Muscular Dystrophy with Stem Cells

UCLA researchers have developed a potential stem cell based treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy ... skeletal muscle results in almost a complete lack of voluntary movement. The UCLA team used th... read more

Purified stem cells restore muscle in mice with muscular dystrophy

Those stem cells allowed the treated muscle to undergo subsequent rounds of injury repair, they found ... Mice lacking dystrophin, also known as mdx mice, are a model for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, ... read more

Stem cells used to treat muscular dystrophy in mice

Harvard Stem Cell ... that skeletal muscle precursor cells could function as adult stem cells and that transplantation of these cells could both repair muscle tissue and regenerate the stem cell pool ... read more

Stem cells faulty in Duchenne muscular dystrophy, researchers find

Like human patients, mice with a form of Duchenne muscular dystrophy undergo progressive ... cycle,” Rando said. “As the muscle stem cells become less able to regenerate new muscle, the tissue is less ... read more

Duchenne muscular dystrophy: How muscle cells journey to the dark side

Promoting repair ... by special cells called fibro-adipogenic progenitors (FAPs). Researchers already know these cells have a dark side–they are also responsible for the muscle wasting and scarring th... read more

Scientists speed up muscle repair, could help fight dystrophy

Athletes, the elderly and those with degenerative muscle disease would all benefit from accelerated muscle repair. When skeletal muscles are injured, muscle stem cells wake ... found that in a mouse m... read more

Trace component of caramel food coloring and burnt sugar helps treat muscular dystrophy

Morayma Reyes (Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine) and Hannele Ruohola-Baker (Professor of Biochemistry; Associate Director of the Institute for Stem Cell ... muscle wasting. When they nex... read more

Duchenne muscular dystrophy is ultimately a stem cell disease

The longer telomeres normally found in mice apparently give their muscle stem cells greater staying power and a greater capacity to repair the damage ... by this form of muscular dystrophy, the resear... read more

New mouse model for Duchenne muscular dystrophy implicates stem cells, researchers say

For years, scientists have tried to understand why children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy experience severe muscle ... our new mouse model.” The idea that the symptoms of muscular dystrophy reflect ... read more

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