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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