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muscular dystrophies caused by mutations in the dysferlin gene. Examples of dysferlinopathies include limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2B, Miyoshi myopathy, and distal anterior compartment myopathy.Dysferlinopathies are
Last updated: 7/12/2013
- The Muscular Dystrophy Association provides additional information on limb-girdle muscular dystrophy.
- The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign provides a list of fact sheets on muscular dystrophy and related issues. Click on the link to learn more about the variety of fact sheets offered.
- Genetics Home Reference (GHR) contains information on Dysferlinopathy. This website is maintained by the National Library of Medicine.
- The Jain Foundation Learning Center provides basic information on this condition.
- MedlinePlus was designed by the National Library of Medicine to help you research your health questions, and it provides more information about this topic.
- The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) collects and disseminates research information related to neurological disorders. Click on the link to view information on this topic.
- The Monarch Initiative brings together data about this condition from humans and other species to help physicians and biomedical researchers. Monarch’s tools are designed to make it easier to compare the signs and symptoms (phenotypes) of different diseases and discover common features. This initiative is a collaboration between several academic institutions across the world and is funded by the National Institutes of Health. Visit the website to explore the biology of this condition.
- Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) is a catalog of human genes and genetic disorders. Each entry has a summary of related medical articles. It is meant for health care professionals and researchers. OMIM is maintained by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
- PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Dysferlinopathy. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.