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Re­search­ers dis­cover a novel gene in­volved in primary lymph­ed­ema – Medical Xpress

The Human Molecular Genetics laboratory of the de Duve Institute (UCLouvain), headed by Professor Miikka Vikkula, recently identified mutations in a novel gene, ANGPT2, responsible for primary lymphedema. Together with the Wihuri Research Institute and its di…

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The Human Molecular Genetics laboratory of the de Duve Institute (UCLouvain), headed by Professor Miikka Vikkula, recently identified mutations in a novel gene, ANGPT2, responsible for primary lymphedema. Together with the Wihuri Research Institute and its director, Professor Kari Alitalo at the University of Helsinki, the laboratories could show how these mutations cause the disease.
“The mutations result in loss of the normal function of the ANGPT2 protein that is known to play a role in lymp…

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