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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Centre of Excellence for the Prevention of Organ Failure (PROOF Centre) and MRM Proteomics said today that they are collaborating with the Jain Foundation on research into biomarkers for muscular dystrophy.

Specifically, the parties will look for blood-based markers for a rare form of the disease called Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy 2B or Miyoshi Myopathy, which is caused by mutations in the gene encoding the protein dysferlin.

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