muscular dystrophy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n muscular dystrophy any of several hereditary diseases of the muscular system characterized by weakness and wasting of skeletal muscles
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Usage


In news:

Worman is battling duchenne muscular dystrophy .
The event raises money to fight, treat and research the various forms of Muscular Dystrophy .
Nine Southern gospel groups will gather here this weekend to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
High school senior Trent Glaze has Muscular Dystrophy .
PLEASANTON, Calif — Safeway announced that it has raised $10.4 million during a five-week campaign to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association develop treatments and assist people coping with neuromuscular diseases.
A first-time program for Menchie's Frozen Yogurt and the Muscular Dystrophy Association raised $234,307 to help "spread smiles" for children and adults affected by neuromuscular disease.
Self-Storage Consultant David Blum 'Goes to Jail' to Raise Money for Muscular Dystrophy.
Special Photo Rod Fulmer (center) of McDonough suffers from facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy.
Glassboro police officers pose next to the van recently purchased to help transport 12-year-old Jake Myers, who has a severe form of muscular dystrophy.
Worman is battling duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Heart Device Might Be Breakthrough for Muscular Dystrophy .
Menchie's helps fight Muscular Dystrophy .
Menchie's helps in fight against muscular dystrophy .
Service dog to help boy with muscular dystrophy , Colin Studlack, perform everyday tasks.
Cloud Fire Department Will Fill Their Boots For Muscular Dystrophy .
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In science:

As an example of triander we will take the dystrophin gene which is the largest gene found in nature, measuring 2.4 Mb, and is responsible for Duchenne (DMD) and Becker (BMD) muscular dystrophies .
Determinative degree and nucleotide sequence analysis by trianders
Homo sapiens dystrophin (muscular dystrophy, Duchenne and Becker types) (DMD), transcript variant D140ab, mRNA: NM 004022. h) Type Iloop-I-IV.
Determinative degree and nucleotide sequence analysis by trianders
Empirical bayes accomodation of batch-effects in microarray data using identical replicate reference samples: application to rna expression profiling of blood from duchenne muscular dystrophy patients.
Correcting gene expression data when neither the unwanted variation nor the factor of interest are observed
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