Beyond Achondroplasia

Growing together with Clara

May 10, 2016
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More about autophagy process in achondroplasia pathogenesis

Recently, in the AISAC congress (an italian association for the study and information on achondroplasia), a research project by TIGEM – Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine was presented who’s head researcher Prof. Carmine Settembre: “FGF signalling regulates bone growth through … Continue reading

October 24, 2015
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The new link – autophagy in chondrocytes and achondroplasia

Why does, exactly, the mutant FGFR3 reduce so exaggeratedly chondrocyte proliferation in the growth plate? Well, there exists genetic information about achondroplasia since 1994. Francomano and Velinov found the location of the gene on the distal short arm of chromosome … Continue reading

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