Breakthrough in the treatment of inherited genetic disease

Posted by on April 28, 2016 1:49 pm
Categories: health

A significant breakthrough has been made in the treatment of an inherited genetic disorder which damages muscle and nerve cells in the body. Pompe disease is caused by a defective gene that results in a deficiency of an enzyme called acid alpha-glucosidase (GAA) which causes progressive muscle weakness in people of all ages.

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