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A new mutation in kidney disease

Medullary cystic kidney disease type 1 (MCKD1) is a rare genetic kidney disease. Despite this, because it is an autosomal dominant disease, once the mutation is in a family, many family members are affected. Current diagnostic ...

Jun 14, 2017
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Mysterious gene transcripts after cancer therapy

Tumor suppressor genes protect cells from malignant transformation. If they are turned off as a result of chemical modifications in DNA, called epigenetic labels, this contributes to the development of cancer. As opposed ...

Jun 12, 2017
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Mutations in SULT2B1 tied to ichthyosis in humans

(HealthDay)—Scientists have discovered another gene mutation behind certain cases of autosomal-recessive congenital ichthyosis (ARCI), according to a report published in the June 1 issue of the American Journal of Human ...

Jun 05, 2017
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