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Arrhythmia Gene Discovered from Greek Researcher in USA

Updated: Nov 22, 2019

Ekaterini Kontogiannis - Konstantopoulou, head of a team of researchers from the Medical School of the University of Maryland, published a paper in the "Science Advances" magazine.

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Specifically, the team managed to discover a mutant gene that leads to arrhythmia and finally to a weakening of the heart. The gene is called OBSCN and it normally produces proteins which are vital for the functions of the heart. Currently it is being studied how this procedure takes place.


More Info: Science Advances Magazine


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