Myotonic muscular dystrophy: Altered calcium transport in erythrocytes

Gordon A. Plishker, Hillel J. Gitelman, Stanley H. Appel

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Abstract

Erythrocytes from patients with myotonic muscular dystrophy accumulate calcium at a significantly higher rate than normal controls do. This increased rate of net accumulation appears related to an enhanced permeability of the membrane to calcium, rather than to an impairment in its active outward transport.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)323-325
Number of pages3
JournalScience
Volume200
Issue number4339
DOIs
StatePublished - 1978

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