• Gene coding error likely responsible for rare form of inherited 'short telomere' disease

    4 monthes ago - By News Medical

    By combing through the entire genetic sequences of a person with a lung scarring disease and 13 of the person's relatives, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have found a coding error in a single gene that is likely responsible for a rare form of the disease and the abnormally short protective DNA caps on chromosomes long associated with it.
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