Published in Heart Disease Weekly, January 19th, 2003
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have solved this particular part of the puzzle by showing how the Nf1 gene - which is mutated in those suffering from neurofibromatosis - is also essential in endothelial cells, the cells that make up blood vessels.
Type 1 neurofibromatosis affects many children, occurring in 1 in every 4000 births. The researchers believe their findings may result...
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