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Melissa J. Spencer

Department of Pediatrics

University of California

Los Angeles




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  • Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095-1606, USA. 2000 - 2002
  • Department of Pediatrics and UCLA Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1606, USA. 2002


  1. Stable expression of calpain 3 from a muscle transgene in vivo: immature muscle in transgenic mice suggests a role for calpain 3 in muscle maturation. Spencer, M.J., Guyon, J.R., Sorimachi, H., Potts, A., Richard, I., Herasse, M., Chamberlain, J., Dalkilic, I., Kunkel, L.M., Beckmann, J.S. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. (2002) [Pubmed]
  2. Overexpression of a calpastatin transgene in mdx muscle reduces dystrophic pathology. Spencer, M.J., Mellgren, R.L. Hum. Mol. Genet. (2002) [Pubmed]
  3. Do immune cells promote the pathology of dystrophin-deficient myopathies?. Spencer, M.J., Tidball, J.G. Neuromuscul. Disord. (2001) [Pubmed]
  4. Altered pathological progression of diaphragm and quadriceps muscle in TNF-deficient, dystrophin-deficient mice. Spencer, M.J., Marino, M.W., Winckler, W.M. Neuromuscul. Disord. (2000) [Pubmed]
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