Scripps Florida Scientists Identify Protein Deficiency Involved in Childhood Anemia and Cancers

Scripps Florida Scientists Identify Protein Deficiency Involved in Childhood Anemia and Cancers

Scripps Florida Scientists Identify Protein Deficiency Involved in Childhood Anemia and Cancers

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have shown how the lack of a specific protein may be a significant contributing factor to a devastating childhood anemia that has been closely associated with a 30-to-40-fold increase in the incidence of colon cancer, osteosarcoma and leukemia in those who suffer from it.

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