Pompe Genetic Prevalence Higher in Korea Than Japan

Pompe Genetic Prevalence Higher in Korea Than Japan

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Pompe Genetic Prevalence Higher in Korea Than Japan

Based on a literature and database analysis, the predicted genetic prevalence of disease-related variants in the GAA gene — the underlying cause of Pompe disease — is higher in the Korean population than in Japanese, a study indicates. The study, “Two Approaches for a Genetic Analysis of Pompe Disease: A Literature Review of Patients with Pompe Disease and Analysis Based on Genomic Data from the General Population,” was published in the journal Children. More than…

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