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  • One step closer to understanding T-cell leukemia August 9, 2017 polygene

    T-cell leukemia is rare blood cancer in the own immune system. T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a special form of T-cell leukemia, was investigated by Belgian researchers with striking findings.

    In a recently conducted patient study, a R98S mutation in ribosomal protein L10 recurred in 8% of children with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

    This protein plays ...

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  • Novel humanized mouse model for heart disease research July 11, 2017 polygene

    Sudden cardiac death is caused by arrhythmias, which is defined as any deviation of the heart beat. Electrical heart disease leading to arrhythmias represents a major public health issue.

    The histidine-rich calcium-binding protein (HRC) Ser96Ala variant is known as potential biomarker for sudden cardiac death in patients with a heart muscle disease. HRC is a regulator ...

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