Also, said Cwik, it isn't clear how or even if this strategy would affect other proteins that also play a role in the disease.
The strategy does have the potential to affect the multiple systems targeted by muscular dystrophy, Cwik said. "It's working very early, very upstream so it has the potential to impact many aspects of the disease," she said. "But we haven't looked at this at all in humans yet."
For more on the illness, head to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
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