Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, March 6th, 1995
Researchers in the Wells Center for Pediatric Research have created a mouse model for X-linked chronic granulomatous disease (X-CGD). Their findings are published in the February 1995 issue of Nature Genetics.
CGD is a rare genetic disease observed in children. These children are immunocompromised because they are unable to generate chemicals used by white blood cells to kill invading bacteria and fungi; and they fall prey to life-threatening as well as chronic infections. Typically the...
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