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Muscular Dystrophy: Disease Bioinformatics

Muscular dystrophy refers to a group of over 30 progressive muscle weakening disorders that are often disabling. Most forms of muscular dystrophy have symptoms that begin in early childhood, but some have symptoms that do not appear until early to late adulthood. The most common form of muscular dystrophy is Duchenne muscular dystrophy, which affects approximately 1 in 3,500 males. Girls are less affected by the common types of muscular dystrophy, which are inherited in an X-linked manner. There is no cure for any type of muscular dystrophy, and treatment is supportive and often includes use of wheelchairs, walkers, and breathing aids. Many forms of muscular dystrophy have an average life expectancy of late teens to early twenties, but with the introduction of supportive care and more information available about the disorders, the life expectancy is increasing.

Muscular Dystrophy Bioinformatics Tool

Laverne is a handy bioinformatics tool to help facilitate scientific exploration of related genes, diseases and pathways based on co-citations. Explore more on Muscular Dystrophy below! For more information on how to use Laverne, please read the How to Guide.
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Top Research Reagents

We have 387 products for the study of Muscular Dystrophy that can be applied to Flow Cytometry, Western Blot, Immunocytochemistry/Immunofluorescence, Immunohistochemistry from our catalog of antibodies and ELISA kits.

NBP1-89953
Immunohistochemistry-Paraffin: Dystrophin Antibody [NBP1-89953] - Staining in human skeletal muscle and tonsil tissues. Corresponding DMD RNA-seq data are presented for the same tissues.Immunohistochemistry-Paraffin: Dystrophin Antibody [NBP1-89953] - Staining of human heart muscle shows strong membranous positivity in myocytes.

Rabbit Polyclonal
Species Human, Mouse
Applications ICC/IF, IHC, IHC-P

3 Publications
NBP1-84074
Immunocytochemistry/Immunofluorescence: Utrophin Antibody [NBP1-84074] - Staining of human cell line U-251 MG shows localization to nucleoplasm & plasma membrane. Antibody staining is shown in green.Immunohistochemistry-Paraffin: Utrophin Antibody [NBP1-84074] - Staining of human liver shows no membranous positivity in hepatocytes as expected.

Rabbit Polyclonal
Species Human
Applications ICC/IF, IHC, IHC-P

NBP2-66814
Western Blot: Dysferlin Antibody (JF05-54) [NBP2-66814] - Analysis of Dysferlin on human skeletal muscle lysates using anti-Dysferlin antibody at 1/1,000 dilution.Immunocytochemistry/Immunofluorescence: Dysferlin Antibody (JF05-54) [NBP2-66814] - Staining Dysferlin in SW480 cells (red). The nuclear counter stain is DAPI (blue). Cells were fixed in paraformaldehyde, permeabilised with 0.25% Triton X100/PBS.

Rabbit Monoclonal
Species Human, Mouse
Applications WB, ICC/IF, IHC

NBP2-14868
Western Blot: Alpha Dystroglycan Antibody [NBP2-14868] -  U87-MG whole cell extracts and membrane extracts (30 ug) were separated by 7.5% SDS-PAGE, and the membrane was blotted with DAG1 antibody diluted at 1:500.Immunocytochemistry/Immunofluorescence: Alpha Dystroglycan Antibody [NBP2-14868] - HeLa cells were fixed in 4% paraformaldehyde at RT for 15 min. Green: alpha Dystroglycan protein stained by alpha Dystroglycan antibody 38) diluted at 1:1000. Red: alpha Tubulin, a cytoskeleton marker, stained by alpha Tubulin antibody [B-5-1-2]  diluted at 1:10000. Blue: Hoechst 33342 staining.

Rabbit Polyclonal
Species Human
Applications WB, ICC/IF, IHC

1 Publication
NB300-164
Western Blot: Bestrophin 1 Antibody (E6-6) [NB300-164] - Detection of Bestrophin (68 kDa) from human RPE cell lysate.Immunohistochemistry-Paraffin: Bestrophin 1 Antibody (E6-6) [NB300-164] - Bestrophin 1 was detected in immersion fixed paraffin sections of human small intestine using t Mouse Anti-Human Bestrophin 1 Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # NB300-164) at 5 ug/mL for 1 hour at room temperature followed by incubation with the Anti-Mouse IgG VisUCyte™ HRP Polymer Antibody (Catalog # VC001). Tissue was stained using DAB (brown) and counterstained with hematoxylin (blue). Specific staining was localized to the cell surface and extracellular.

Mouse Monoclonal
Species Human, Porcine, Canine
Applications WB, ICC/IF, IHC-Fr

     1 Review

29 Publications
NB100-56649
Western Blot: Lamin A + C Antibody [NB100-56649] - Analysis of human Lamin A + C in 15 ug of HeLa cell lysate using NB100-56649 at 1:1000.Immunocytochemistry/Immunofluorescence: Lamin A + C Antibody [NB100-56649] - Lamin A/C antibody was tested in A431 cells at 1:100 against DyLight 488 (Green). Alpha tubulin and nuclei were counterstained against DyLight 568 (Red) and DAPI (Blue).

Rabbit Polyclonal
Species Human
Applications WB, ICC/IF, Flow-IC

4 Publications
NBP2-34061
Immunohistochemistry-Paraffin: Calpain 3 Antibody [NBP2-34061] - Staining of human skeletal muscle shows high expression.Immunohistochemistry-Paraffin: Calpain 3 Antibody [NBP2-34061] - Staining of human pancreas shows low expression as expected.

Rabbit Polyclonal
Species Human
Applications IHC, IHC-P

NBP1-85632
Immunocytochemistry/Immunofluorescence: Choline Kinase beta Antibody [NBP1-85632] - Immunofluorescent staining of human cell line U-2 OS shows localization to cytosol.Immunohistochemistry-Paraffin: Choline Kinase beta Antibody [NBP1-85632] - Staining of human testis shows cytoplasmic positivity in cells in seminiferous ducts and Leydig cells.

Rabbit Polyclonal
Species Human
Applications ICC/IF, IHC, IHC-P

NBP1-87692
Western Blot: Emerin Antibody [NBP1-87692] - Analysis in RT-4 cells transfected with control siRNA, target specific siRNA probe #1 and #2. Remaining relative intensity is presented. Loading control: Anti-GAPDH.Immunocytochemistry/Immunofluorescence: Emerin Antibody [NBP1-87692] - Staining of human cell line U-251 MG shows localization to nuclear membrane & endoplasmic reticulum. Antibody staining is shown in green.

Rabbit Polyclonal
Species Human, Mouse, Rat
Applications WB, ICC/IF, IHC

5 Publications
NBP1-85630
Western Blot: Choline kinase alpha Antibody [NBP1-85630] - Analysis in control (vector only transfected HEK293T lysate) and CHKA over-expression lysate (Co-expressed with a C-terminal myc-DDK tag (3.1 kDa) in mammalian HEK293T cells).Immunohistochemistry-Paraffin: Choline kinase alpha Antibody [NBP1-85630] - Staining of human lymphoid tissues shows moderate cytoplasmic positivity in lymphoid cells.

Rabbit Polyclonal
Species Human
Applications WB, IHC, IHC-P

NBP1-33383
Western Blot: FKTN Antibody [NBP1-33383] - Sample (30 ug of whole cell lysate) A: H1299 B: Hela 10% SDS PAGE; antibody diluted at 1:1000.Immunocytochemistry/Immunofluorescence: FKTN Antibody [NBP1-33383] - Methanol-fixed HeLa, using FKTN antibody at 1:200 dilution.

Rabbit Polyclonal
Species Human
Applications WB, ICC/IF

NBP1-90306
Western Blot: alpha-Sarcoglycan Antibody [NBP1-90306] - Analysis in control (vector only transfected HEK293T lysate) and SGCA over-expression lysate (Co-expressed with a C-terminal myc-DDK tag (3.1 kDa) in mammalian HEK293T cells).Immunohistochemistry-Paraffin: alpha-Sarcoglycan Antibody [NBP1-90306] - Staining of human heart muscle shows distinct positivity of intercalated discs in myocytes.

Rabbit Polyclonal
Species Human
Applications WB, IHC, IHC-P

1 Publication
NB110-5029
Western Blot: Caveolin-3 Antibody [NB110-5029] - Analysis of rat cardiac muscle protein extract.Immunocytochemistry/Immunofluorescence: Caveolin-3 Antibody [NB110-5029] - C2C11 cells were grown on chamber slides and fixed with formaldehyde prior to staining. Cells were probed without (control) or with a Caveolin 3 polyclonal antibody at a dilution of 1:20 overnight at 4 C, washed with PBS and incubated with a DyLight-488 conjugated secondary antibody and nuclei with DAPI (blue) is shown.

Rabbit Polyclonal
Species Human, Mouse, Rat
Applications WB, Flow, ICC/IF

1 Publication
NBP2-55584
Immunocytochemistry/Immunofluorescence: FKRP Antibody [NBP2-55584] - Staining of human cell line SH-SY5Y shows localization to nucleus, cytosol & the Golgi apparatus.

Rabbit Polyclonal
Species Human
Applications ICC/IF

NBP1-85010
Western Blot: DMPK Antibody [NBP1-85010] - Analysis in human cell lines U-251MG and Caco-2 using Anti-DMPK antibody. Corresponding DMPK RNA-seq data are presented for the same cell lines. Loading control: Anti-GAPDH.Immunohistochemistry-Paraffin: DMPK Antibody [NBP1-85010] - Staining in human smooth muscle and liver tissues using anti-DMPK antibody. Corresponding DMPK RNA-seq data are presented for the same tissues.

Rabbit Polyclonal
Species Human
Applications WB, IHC, IHC-P

NBP2-67015
Western Blot: PABPN1 Antibody (JM11-28) [NBP2-67015] - Analysis of PABPN1 on MCF-7 cells lysates using anti-PABPN1 antibody at 1/500 dilution.Immunocytochemistry/Immunofluorescence: PABPN1 Antibody (JM11-28) [NBP2-67015] - Staining PABPN1 in AGS cells (green). The nuclear counter stain is DAPI (blue). Cells were fixed in paraformaldehyde, permeabilised with 0.25% Triton X100/PBS.

Rabbit Monoclonal
Species Human, Mouse
Applications WB, Flow, ICC/IF

NBP1-59744
Western Blot: gamma Sarcoglycan Antibody [NBP1-59744] - Lane 1 mouse Heart; 2 mouse Liver (expected negative); 3 mouse Liver; 4 mouse Quadriceps; 5 mouse Triceps; 6 mouse Triceps; 7 mouse Triceps. All lanes 25ug mouse protein. Image from verified customer review.Immunohistochemistry-Frozen: gamma Sarcoglycan Antibody [NBP1-59744] - Mouse tibialis anterior frozen sections. Image from verified customer review.

Rabbit Polyclonal
Species Human, Mouse
Applications WB, IHC, IHC-Fr

     2 Reviews

1 Publication

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Alternate Names

Muscular Dystrophy is also known as Dystrophies, Muscular, Hereditary Progressive Muscular Dystrophy, Muscular Dystrophies, Myodystrophies, Myodystrophy.