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New Gene Found Suppressed in Scleroderma Brings Potential Target for Treatment

November 3, 2022

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Scleroderma is a disease that affects 200,000 Americans. Investigators at the University of Michigan found that SPAG17, Sperm-Associated Antigen-17, plays a crucial role in scarring in patients with the autoimmune condition. The research enlightened investigators to dive deeper into why this gene was repressed and whether it is possible to restore the function.

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