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Scientists Generate A Mouse With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

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August 24, 1997
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Washington University In St. Louis
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For the first time, scientists have developed a mouse with realistic symptoms of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a devastating muscle disease that usually kills patients by age 20.

ST. LOUIS -- For the first time, scientists have developed a mouse with realistic symptoms of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a devastating muscle disease that usually kills patients by age 20.


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