Gene Linked To Vertebral Defects In Patient Populations Identified, Stowers Institute for Medical Research Study

Published: May 19, 2008

ScienceDaily — Stowers Institute researchers Karen Staehling-Hampton, Ph.D., Managing Director of Molecular Biology, and Olivier Pourquié, Ph.D., Investigator, collaborated with colleagues from around the world to show that genes known to cause spinal mutations in chick and mouse model systems also play an important role in human patients with congenital vertebral abnormalities.

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