New Tool Shows Profound Metabolic Changes in DMD Patients’ Muscles

New Tool Shows Profound Metabolic Changes in DMD Patients’ Muscles

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New Tool Shows Profound Metabolic Changes in DMD Patients’ Muscles

The muscles of people with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) show profound impairment, with changes in fatty molecules and energy metabolism, as compared with those of their healthy peers, a small French study revealed. While previous studies have reported such metabolic changes in DMD patients, this was the first to analyze all metabolic molecules in a single experiment using a powerful new technique. These and future findings using this innovative tool may help identify new therapeutic…

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