Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Screen in fly model of the myopathy Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1

This study related to Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1 crosses the bridge from fly screen (eye phenotype readout) to mammalian cell follow-up studies.

de Haro M, Al-Ramahi I, Jones KR, Holth JK, Timchenko LT, Botas J. Smaug/SAMD4A Restores Translational Activity of CUGBP1 and Suppresses CUG-Induced Myopathy. PLoS Genet. 2013 Apr;9(4):e1003445. PMID: 23637619; PMCID: PMC3630084.

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