Scientists Identify New Congenital Neutropenia Syndrome And Causative Gene Mutation, Hannover Medical School Study  
1/16/2009 8:21:58 AM

ScienceDaily (Jan. 16, 2009) — A team of scientists has discovered a new syndrome associated with severe congenital neutropenia (SCN), a rare disorder in which children lack sufficient infection-fighting white cells, and identified the genetic cause of the syndrome: mutations in the gene Glucose-6-phosphatase, catalytic subunit 3 (G6PC3).