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Shortened telomeres linked to dysfunction in Duchenne muscular dystrophy, researchers find

Shortened telomeres linked to dysfunction in Duchenne muscular dystrophy, researchers find

New method reveals abnormally shortened telomeres in young DMD patients' muscle stem cells

A discovery about muscular dystrophy disorders has been made that suggests new possibilities for treatment. Researchers found that stem cells in the muscles of muscular dystrophy patients may, at an early age, lose their ability to regenerate new muscle, due to shortened telomeres.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/09/170907132530.htm

Telomere extension method 

https://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2015/01/telomere-extension-t...

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