|Dataset||CTD Gene-Disease Associations|
|Category||disease or phenotype associations|
|Description||A muscular dystrophy that has_material_basis_in X-linked disease caused by mutations in the DMD gene found on the X chromosome. It is characterized by rapidly progressing muscle weakness and muscle atrophy initially involving the lower extremities and eventually affecting the whole body. It affects males whereas females can be carriers. The symptoms start before the age of six and may appear at infancy. (Human Disease Ontology, DOID_11723)|
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6 genes/proteins associated with the disease Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne from the curated CTD Gene-Disease Associations dataset.