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[The molecular genetics of Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy]

FODOR Flóra1, PAPP Zoltán2

JANUARY 12, 1991

Lege Artis Medicinae - 1991;1(01)

[Duchenne muscular dystrophy, an X-linked inherited disease, is the most common among the severe muscular dystrophies, yet untreatable. lts secondary prevention, however, has become possible by the rapidly developing techniques of molecular biology. The authors describe the latest methods of DNA-diagnosis used, as well as the principles of setting up a diagnostic protocol.]

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  1. Klinikai Orvos
  2. Egyetemi Tanár Semmelweis Orvostudományi Egyetem I. Szülészeti és Nőgyógyászati Klinika

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