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Chromosome Deletion Syndrome Yields Heart Failure Gene: Study

By Sharon Kingman
Staff Writer

Tuesday, July 16, 2013
LONDON – A faulty gene that plays a role in heart development is responsible for many cases of heart failure, an international team of researchers has shown. The scientists already developed a zebrafish model of the gene defect, which will allow them to screen compounds to identify those that have a therapeutic effect.

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