Can artificial chromosomes aid Muscular Dystrophy?

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Duchenne muscular dystrophy, or DMD, is a genetic condition in which sufferers lack the ability to produce dystrophin an essential structural protein in muscles.  The size of the dystrophin gene precludes existing gene therapy techniques, but researchers in Italy could achieve the same using artificial chromosomes...
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