PPMD's Blog – August 2013 Archive (3)

Explanation: DMD transcript imbalance determines dystrophin levels

Annemieke Aartsma-Rus has provided the following explanation to the recently published article in The FASEB Journal:

"DMD transcript imbalance determines dystrophin levels"

Explanation:

Since exon skipping modulates the amounts of dystrophin RNA transcripts (i.e. the DNA copies that are translated into protein), we…

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Added by PPMD on August 28, 2013 at 11:31am — No Comments

PPMD to Fund $1 Million in Exon Skipping Projects

PPMD announced today that it will fund up to $1 million in projects by mid-2014 focused on the development of antisense oligonucleotides or other techniques to skip exons that are not currently in clinical development, or for multi-exon skipping projects, including the skipping of…

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Added by PPMD on August 14, 2013 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Weeding

Guest post by Ivy Scherbarth. Ivy is a Colorado/Wyoming FACES Coordinator for PPMD and mom to Hazel, age 8, and Rain, age 6. Rain has Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Follow Ivy at her blog, Living …

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Added by PPMD on August 2, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

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