Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, June 28th, 1999
These women and their partners sometimes have passed on a genetic mutation that prevents their babies from processing certain fats for energy. In severe cases, the genetic defect can result in a baby's death.
To save lives, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, are recommending that women with AFLP be screened, along with their partners and children, for this mutation, called E474Q. They published their study in the June...
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