Disease mutations in mosaicism, rare condition where cells within the same person have different genetic makeup

31 julio 2014

Scientists have long speculated that mosaicism — a biological phenomenon, in which cells within the same person have a different genetic makeup — plays a bigger role in the transmission of rare disease mutations than is currently known. A study sheds new light on the frequency of mosaicism in genomic disorders and its influence on recurrence risk.
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