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Gene coding error found in rare, inherited form of lung-scarring disorder linked to short telomeres. (IPF)

By combing through the entire genetic sequences of a person with a lung scarring disease and 13 of the person’s relatives, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have found a coding error in a single gene that is likely responsible for a rare form of the disease and the abnormally short protective DNA caps on chromosomes long associated with it.

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Fascinating. Thank you 👍

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Another piece of the jigsaw found, 1,000's more to go, but eventually, the picture will be complete.

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Such clever people working behind the scenes x

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