Defective [U-14 C] palmitic acid oxidation in duchenne muscular dystrophy

James E. Carroll, Beverly J. Norris, Michael H. Brooke

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Compared with normal skeletal muscle, muscle from patients with Duchenne dystrophy had decreased [U-14 C] palmitic acid oxidation. [l-14 C] palmitic acid oxidation was normal. These results may indicate a defect in intramitochondrial fatty acid oxidation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)96-97
Number of pages2
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1985
Externally publishedYes


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  • Clinical Neurology

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