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ALS study reveals role of RNA-binding proteins
October 20, 2016
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Although only 10 percent of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) cases are hereditary, a significant number of them are caused by mutations that affect proteins that bind RNA, a type of genetic material. University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine researchers studied several ALS cases with a mutation in an RNA-binding protein known as hnRNP A2/B1.Full Story
University of California, San Diego
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