genetic defect

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The results showed that the culture conditions required to correct a genetic defect did not substantially increase the number of mutations.
The Danish researchers say that 20% of the patients they studied had the genetic defect, and that the rest are suspected of having at least one other gene that triggers diabetes.
Rademakers says this genetic defect explains a substantial number of patients with familial FTD and ALS.
Researchers found that patients with a subset of IBS have a specific genetic defect, a mutation of the SCN5A gene.
Although a genetic defect was found to be the culprit for the heart problem, the experience was enough to make the Donato family cut down substantially on their intake of red meat.
And up to 15 per cent of us have a genetic defect that leads to having too little of this vital vitamin.
A PREVIOUSLY unknown genetic defect linked to bowel cancer has been discovered that may pave the way to new drug treatments.
A genetic defect present in many colorectal tumors can also occur in healthy colon or rectal tissues, a new study finds.
SCIENTISTS have learned how to patch up a genetic defect which causes Duchenne, the severe type of muscular dystrophy.
Washington, Jan 05 ( ANI ): Researchers have revealed an atomic-level view of a genetic defect that causes a form of muscular dystrophy, myotonic dystrophy type 2.
A GENETIC defect that could stop people smoking has been uncovered by scientists.
Washington, June 30 ( ANI ): Researchers have identified small molecules, which allow complete control over a genetic defect responsible for muscular dystrophy.
The first full-scale trials of an experimental drug that attacks a genetic defect in breast cancer cells show significant promise for women with advanced cancer, scientists reported Sunday in Los Angeles.
Washington, July 26 ( ANI ): A new gene therapy approach can reverse hearing loss caused by a genetic defect in a mouse model of congenital deafness, a new study has revealed.
The collagen fibers in skin samples of people with a genetic defect that causes extreme homocysteine overload aren't tightly linked, van Meurs notes.