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Angina in McArdle's disease.
  1. D. P. Nicholls,
  2. N. P. Campbell,
  3. H. P. Stevenson,
  4. V. H. Patterson
  1. Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast Northern Ireland.


    McArdle's disease (myophosphorylase deficiency) results in the inability to metabolise skeletal muscle glycogen to lactate. A patient with this condition developed angina and therefore offered a unique opportunity to explore the differential expression of the defective myophosphorylase gene in skeletal and cardiac muscle.

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