TITLE

Marfan syndrome linked to gene

AUTHOR(S)
Brown, Phyllidia
PUB. DATE
July 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;7/27/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1779, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on U.S. researchers' identification of a gene linked with Marfan syndrome. Evidence confirming that the syndrome is caused by defects in fibrillin, a protein in connective tissue; Researchers' aim of discovering how fibrillin causes symptoms of the disease; Symptoms of Marfan syndrome.
ACCESSION #
10491389

 

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