Clinical Perspective: Phenotypic Expression in Muscular Dystrophy

  • Lewis P. Rowland
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 182)


My assignment is to introduce molecular biologists and developmental biologists to the clinical concept of muscular dystrophy, and to provide a brief summary of previous studies of possibly significant primary gene expression in these inherited diseases of muscle.


Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Muscular Dystrophy Duchenne Dystrophy Spinal Muscular Atrophy Myosin Light Chain 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lewis P. Rowland
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  1. 1.Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and SurgeonsColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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