Published in Hospital Law Weekly, October 30th, 2008
Bloom's syndrome is an inherited cancer predisposition disease, resulting from mutations in a gene on the long arm of chromosome number 15. The BLM gene encodes for one part of a multi-enzyme Bloom's syndrome complex (called BTB) that facilitates DNA repair, and helps ensure the integrity of the genome.
Working entirely separately, two teams of scientists, led by Dr. Weidong Wang at the National Institute on Aging/NIH and Dr. Amom Ruhikanta Meetei at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical...
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