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Ground-breaking new study doubles the estimate of our functional genes

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The findings, published in Nature, were the latest work of the FANTOM5 consortium, a group of researchers from Japan and Australia led by Professor Alistair Forrest from the Perkins and The University of…

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Perkins researchers decipher world-first muscle disorder cases

By | Disease Area, Genes, Lab, Molecular Medicine, Muscles, Neurogenetic Diseases, News & Events, Research, Research Area

During their investigation the multi-national team of researchers studied a muscle protein that is strongly influenced by calcium. The protein, known as tropomyosin-3 (TPM3), is vital for skeletal muscle development…

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Sharpening the focus on muscle diseases

By | Disease Area, Genes, Lab, Molecular Medicine, Muscles, Neurogenetic Diseases, News & Events, Research, Research Area

Dr Gina Ravenscroft, who is lead author of the review published by the prestigious journal Brain, works in the Neurogenetic Diseases Laboratory at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research; one of the world's…