Newborns with missing spleen – Genetic link identified

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A study published online in the May 3 edition of Developmental Cell reveals that researchers at the Weill Cornell Medical College and the Rockefeller University have identified the first gene, called Nkx2.5, which is associated with a rare condition called congenital asplenia, in which babies are born without a spleen.

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