Beyond Achondroplasia

Growing together with Clara

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

April 3, 2015
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iPS cell technology for achondroplasia

A cell is the basic structural, functional, and biological unit of all known living organisms. Cells are the smallest unit of life that can replicate independently, almost as if a human person was like an enormous puzzle, made of 100 … Continue reading

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