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Missing Pathway in Lysosome Underlies Newly Discovered Human Disease

October 6, 2022


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Missing Pathway In Lysosome Underlies Newly Discovered Human Disease
Presented by Michigan News

A rare lysosomal storage disorder, mucolipidosis type II causes edema of the internal organs and skeletal dysplasia. University of Michigan researchers have identified a new gene implicated in the disease, which is necessary for lysosomes to function correctly. The findings could give hope to children diagnosed with the disease.

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