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Werner's Syndrome

Dr. Sachs' brief notes

 

Werner’s Syndrome, Progeria, Premature Aging

DNA Helicases:  relation to Werner's Syndrome.

Recent developments in research have allegedly pinpointed the source of Werner's Syndrome. Testing done on subjects with the disease, and extensive gene mapping, have revealed an abnormality in one of the individual's chromosomes. Specifically, the mutation is on the 'p' arm of chromosome 8. (8p12-p11)

Recessive on chromosome 8 short arm.

 

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