Genetic mutation causing lethal condition in infants identified

22 julio 2015

Newborn children born with a mutation in the Plasmalemma Vesicle Associated Protein gene develop severe protein losing enteropathy, according to a new case study. Protein losing enteropathy is a condition of the GI tract that results in loss of protein from the body, and often leads to severe abdominal swelling, malnutrition and early death in affected infantsimg src=»» height=»1″ width=»1″ alt=»»/