Elusive Platelet Count and Limb Development Gene Discovered, University of Cambridge Study  
2/27/2012 7:35:21 AM

Researchers have identified an elusive gene responsible for Thrombocytopenia with Absent Radii (TAR), a rare inherited blood and skeletal disorder. As a result, this research is now being transformed into a medical test that allows prenatal diagnosis and genetic counselling in affected families.