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Unravelling nerve-cell death in rare children's disease

Mutations in a protein that plays a role in the body?s DNA repair system has been discovered by researchers, similar to what?s observed in the rare children?s disease ataxia-telangiectasia. The discovery provides an approach to identifying therapies that will resuscitate the broken DNA repair mechanism.
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