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  • adj. Describing a group of myopathies where the cell nuclei are abnormally located in the centre of skeletal muscle cells rather than on the periphery.


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  • Loss of function mutations in BIN1 also results in centronuclear peripheral myopathy [24] characterized by muscle weakness, which could be explained by calcium dysregulation.

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  • Toussaint A, Tosch V, Kretz C, Wallgren-Pettersson C, et al. (2007) Mutations in amphiphysin 2 (BIN1) disrupt interaction with dynamin 2 and cause autosomal recessive centronuclear myopathy.

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